The thing is, sometimes, what you do to feel better backfires and the next day (or even within a few heartbeats) you really wish you hadn’t done or said what you just did.That's why it is so important to stand in your dignity during divorce — so you don’t have (too many) regrets about how you handled yourself. Longer-term, it can be an opportunity for growth and happiness.
As I have come to expect, their advice was honest, insightful and, occasionally, humorous. I would just let my friend know that I was there for her, anytime.And there’s a huge upside to choosing the high road: You feel good about yourself, which means your self-esteem gets a (-needed-when-you’re-going-through-divorce) boost.Of course, staying calm and keeping your dignity during such a difficult time is far easier said than done.All my friends who went through a divorce ended up looking slimmer, younger, happier and more independent.Give yourself time and try not to turn to food and drink.” Kathy advises, “Take as much time as you need to grieve.” Amanda would encourage a friend by saying, “Go for it. ” Diane would remind a friend, “Open a new chapter in your life.