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What you should not do after getting a divorce.

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After you get a divorce there are some things you should try to avoid doing and saying. Here are some of those things.

Slander your ex on social media websites.

Facebook is a commonly used social media website. Many people tend to over share on this website which can prove to be not a smart decision later down the road. After going through a divorce it's best to stay clear when talking about it on social media websites. First of all it's hard to take back things you post online. Someone else may see it and if you are still in the middle of the divorce procedures you may end up hurting your case. You also might not be thinking clearly and may say something out of spite. Family and friends may be turned off by this behavior of yours and any employers might rethink keeping you employed.

Destroy things that belonged to your ex.

Depending on the value of the item, or what the item actually is, you may get into legal trouble if you destroy property that belongs to your ex spouse instead of returning it to them. Just think how you would feel if they did the same thing to any property they may come across that belongs to you. No matter what happened through the marriage and divorce try to stay calm. If you find anything that belongs to them after the divorce simply just put it in a box. When you have accumulated a box full of things you may decide to drop it off at their place, have them pick it up from you, send it to them in the mail, or meet up with them so you both can exchange items that belong to one another.

Drink until you pass out.

Divorce can be an emotional experience. Don't indulge into over-drinking or overeating. This is bad news no matter how you look at it. If you have a tendency to do one of these take precautions. Don't bring alcohol into your home until you know that you can be safe with it. Never drink alone when you do drink as it may be hard for you to stop. If you suspect you are having a serious problem reach out for help. Contact a therapist or talk to your doctor.

Stalk your ex.

Things are done and over with. This means that it is time for you to move on and not worry about your ex. If you decide to remain friends with your ex set some boundaries. It may be best to not be friends on social media websites because it's harder to move on when you're constantly getting updates from them online. Try not to hang out at places that you know they regularly visit. This is a great time to find alternative restaurants or hang out spots that you know your ex doesn't visit.

Sleep with everyone you ever wanted to.

For safety and emotional reasons don't start sleeping around after a divorce. This is how diseases are caught and this could lead you to more heartache. Take things slow after a divorce. You may decide to date a little or you may just decide to stay single. Whatever you do be careful when it comes to sleeping with other people now. It may be overwhelming when you first realize that you can sleep with whomever you want now but try to stay grounded and have morals. Gossip can spread around quickly and you don't want to ruin your reputation.

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