Getting Divorced? How to Keep Your Composure and End Up on Top

Advice from "Making Divorce Work: 8 Essential Keys to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Your Life" (10 Photos)

By Diana Mercer and Katie Jane Wennechuk on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:22PM

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Getting Divorced? How to Keep Your Composure and End Up on Top

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Forget Perfect

Making your divorce work isn’t about being perfect. So you lost your temper and yelled at your spouse. Don’t get discouraged; just try harder next time to keep your anger in check. Remember you’re not expecting either of you to be perfect. Just do your best every day knowing that your best will be different depending on your mood, stress level and many other factors. Don’t obscure the way to peace by confusing a few low moments when you behaved badly with who you and your spouse really are.

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