No one thinks while getting married that this may not work. Definitely at your wedding, you may promise many things to each other like your love would last forever. Now because of some reasons which you may not understand fully, shatters your dream of a long happy marriage. As you try to understand the conditions, you may find difficult to deal with the emotions and then divorce seems like an easy way out for your problems.
Divorce creates a perfect storm of emotions in everyone’s life, who experience the end of their marriage. Divorce is a real loss, a loss of a loved one which turns into incurable pain. This pain leads to harm psychologically to the person who is going through this trauma whether it is men or women. But it has been seen that the psychological effects of divorce on woman can be severe than on man. Following are some of the psychological effects of divorce on woman –
Depression It has been seen that women who experience break-up or divorce are more likely to be depressed than men. Women are more susceptible to depression after divorce. The women who are going through divorce, depression may lead to them for overeating, sleeping too much or insomnia, substance abuse, excessive drinking and many more ill effects.
Guilt Feeling of guilt after a divorce in pretty obvious especially when there are children. A woman may feel guilty and shame after failing to fulfill all promises made by her at the time of wedding. Many women feel that it was their fault; they may feel intense guilt about breaking up of their family.
Anger Women may feel pain of desertion because of divorce. Some women may force for the divorce. All this pain and heartache may develop anger in them, some anger is acceptable. But for some women it becomes out of control; at such times, they need to learn the techniques of dealing with the anger.
Anxiety Anxiety causes extreme disturbance in women’s life. When marriage fails, it results into divorce which generates anxiety in women. If it is not cured in time it may turn into panic attacks, substance abuse, chest pain, and sleeping disorders – insomnia or sleeping too much. It is very important for women to be strong during or after the divorce, because these psychological traumas can affect them for a lifetime.