When you married, you intended it to last a lifetime. Now you have been faced with a difficult situation and a time of grief and great pain for the loss of the dream you had for your life. You are single again and probably have many responsibilities that will need your attention. The first thing you must do is to take good care of yourself. Your children, your job, your extended family will all suffer more if you are not healthy and hopeful for the future.
Professional counseling is available from Catholic Social Services to assist you in a time of mixed emotions and many changes, to guide you in finding tools to deal with the emotions you are experiencing and decisions you need to make.
The Family Life Office offers a regular program for Divorced, Widowed and Separated Catholics. The typical meeting involves a time for Mass and Confessions, and then a presentation on a particular topic.
For more information on this program, or to find out when the next Mass for Divorced, Widowed and Separated Catholics will be, call the Family Life Office at 402-488-2040.