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Reality Bites: How to Survive Life after Houston Divorce

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Picture this—you’ve been married for more than twenty years, with two wonderful children who have grown up to be the best that they could ever be. You have devoted all your life in taking care of your husband and your kids. Suddenly, you have found yourself in the middle of a rocky marriage. It could be due to a third party or you and your spouse simply lost the bond. Your Houston divorce lawyer strongly suggests that you file for a Galena Park divorce, a village where you’ve lived with your family for two decade. After a messy Houston divorce court procedure, everything has finally come to an end. What now?

This is the million-dollar question of many individuals, who have been married for too long, only to find out that they are with the wrong partner. What would be your next step? What are you going to do with your life? How can you survive? It is indeed extremely difficult to move on when you’ve gotten so used to the familial routine that you have been following for twenty years. Change is always a killer and it could make or break anyone.

Be Strong

If you choose to be weak, that would only lead you to a ruined life. Do you really want that to happen? Do you really want your children to see a destroyed version of you? The answer should be no. Being strong is very hard but it isn’t impossible to do. Get a grip of yourself and start doing something that you personally love. Think of this ordeal as an opportunity to think about yourself for a change. Since you’ve been taking care of other people for far too long, why don’t you start treating yourself with same courtesy that you do to your kids and ex-spouse? You totally deserve it.

Look for Emotional Support

Now this is crucial. Without the proper emotional support, coping would be slow and extremely difficult. Rekindle relationships with your family and friends. It is okay to talk about your divorce and your emotions. Give yourself a break by opening up all your feelings and just let others to take care of you. It is a wonderful release and an effective way to help you accept that, that part of your life is over and it is now time to turn the page and write a new adventure that you would be happy.

Reassess Yourself

Keep in mind that you’re single now. You’re not in a relationship. Re-evaluate yourself by thinking about the things that you would like to do in the future, without your ex-spouse in the picture. The only thing that you should care for are your kids. Explore the world, learn a new sport, or enroll into an art class. Just do something that would keep you busy and that would surround you with new people.

These are very simple things that you can do to help you survive life after divorce. It is easier said than done but you sure need to do it if you want to move on. Be happy. Be free.


Michael Busby Jr. is a Divorce, Family Law, & Houston Divorce Lawyer,  who practices in Harris County Texas and the counties that surround Harris County, Texas. He has been in practice for over 11 years and has tried over 100 cases.  He is familiar with the policy and procedures of the Harris County Texas Divorce Courts.   Our office is open until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for working folks.


Michael Busby Jr.

6100 Corporate Dr Ste 190

Houston, Texas 77036

(713) 974-1151




Visit me on the web at www.busby-lee.com


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Michael Busby is a Houston divorce lawyer who has been in practice for over 20 years and appears daily in the Family Law Courts of Harris County and Fort Bend County Texas

Busby & Associates , have two Houston Offices, one in Chinatown, Houston Texas and another in Independent Heights, Houston, Texas. Michael Busby is Board Certified in Family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.