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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Setting Your Emotional GPS

When you direct your car’s GPS to an address, that is where your car will ultimtely take you. The same is true of your own emotional GPS. When you chose 'goodness' as your destination, that’s where you’ll end up. There will be obstacles in your path, to be sure. At times you may need to double back and start over. But when you use your good intentions and good faith efforts as your beacon, you will finish your divorce as you intended -- happy, healthy, and whole. The magic lies in your intention to have a peaceful divorce. All you really have to do is decide to put an end to the conflict in your life and then keep moving in that direction.

Printed with permission of Perigee books, a division of Penguin Group, USA. Copyright 2010 from Making Divorce Work: 8 Essential Keys to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Your Life by Diana Mercer and Katie Jane Wennechuk

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