Divide & Thrive in The New York Times!
When people go through a divorce, sometimes it's hard to know what to do, what to say, and how to provide meaningful support to them. Offering a shoulder or ear is a great idea, but there are so many other ways you can show support to someone going through split.
Check out this New York Times article 'Divorce is hard. Here's how you can help those going through one.' From grand gestures to small acts of kindness, there are several ways to show your support. by Louise Rafkin.
The article is packed with tips and actions you can take to be a supportive friend or family member to someone going through a separation or divorce including:
- A simple daily text can help ease anxiety
- Offering a place to say
- Drop off a meal or two
- Listen with full attention, and without judgement or giving unwanted advice
- Continue to extend that person invitations to parties
- Take up a collection to help with legal bills
- and more
The article features Divide & Thrive's Alex Beattie, along with therapists, mediators and the experiences of others going through a divorce. It's a great resource! You can read the entire piece HERE.
Divorce is hard. Divide & Thrive makes planning for one easy.