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After my divorce, painting took me out of panic mode and into a serene, calm place. I could absolutely lose myself.
I didn't want a divorce but had to because of circumstance.
To get over my divorce, I got a prescription to live at the Playboy Mansion for a while.
Divorce is a by-product of the fact that maybe the nuclear unit is gone.
Growing up in the fifties and sixties, I can only remember knowing one child, ever, whose parents got a divorce, and hardly any whose mother 'worked' at anything besides raising her children.
At the time that I knew them, they were not living together. They began dating again after their divorce, so I didn't really see fighting.
Divorce was very sad, obviously, but now I've gotten over it.
Divorce is so common and accepted in America that beating myself up over it may sound ridiculous. But I was raised to believe that divorce wasn't an option; to me, divorce equaled failure. I wasn't able to change that equation until I found myself in the right relationship.
I could not bounce back from my divorce - emotionally - I just could not bounce back.
Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.
Mary Kay Blakely
The divorce is a regret of mine and my mum thinks that we should have stayed together. He's now remarried so there's no chance of us getting back together.
During the first 10 years of my life, while my parents were married, I enjoyed a privileged upbringing. After their divorce, my life was difficult.
I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book.
The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life.
Please do not ask me to talk about my divorce. Mr. Ziegfeld and I are such very good friends. It is only a little matter quite between ourselves.
Years ago I wanted to buy an apartment in New York City. I was a single female - I had gone through my divorce - I had three children, I was in show business and black. It was, like, impossible.
Divorce is, of course, difficult for a child. I didn't go through it as my parents stayed together, but I have a lot of friends who did.
My parents separated when I was four. It wasn't the smoothest of divorces, but then as my mother always says, you can't have a passionate marriage without a passionate divorce.
Sophie Ellis Bextor
In the last few years, losing my father, going through a divorce and not getting some jobs I really wanted, is making me a much more interesting person, I think. This all really does feel like a rebirth, a new chapter.
I wanted to work; it's not right for a princess of the royal house to be commercial, so Andrew and I decided to make the divorce official so I could go off and get a job.
There's something about a divorce in that even if your parents still love you, the fact that they can't live with each other makes you feel there's something wrong with you.
I've known Emma Watson since she was 9, we've watched each other grow up, formed this sort of brother/sister bond, and suddenly I'm leaning in to kiss her. Well, it felt completely wrong... but, you know, you try to sink into the character and divorce yourself from it. We ended up laughing hysterically afterwards.
Everyone knows that when you go through a divorce, it's a really difficult time for both parties and you've all - you believe, you both believe, individually, that you've put your best into it.
I believe I went through a divorce. My relationship with Ellen is no less significant as a marriage than my relationship to Coley.
My parents separated when I was four. It wasn't the smoothest of divorces, but then as my mother always says, 'You can't have a passionate marriage without a passionate divorce.'
It was a long time in the making, my divorce. One day became less special than the next, and pretty soon, we ceased all conversation. It is a sad day when you have nothing left to say.
My mother always said don't marry for money, divorce for money.
I swear, if you existed I'd divorce you.
I think that when something happens when you're growing up, like a death or divorce, it does open the world slightly because things aren't as straightforward.
Marriage made more sense when it was indissoluble. It's the woman trying to cope with the strains of a one-parent family who will suffer most from the relaxation of the divorce laws.
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