American National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Divorce support groups are highly
recommended for separated and divorced individuals so they can avoid loneliness. There are groups,
forums and resources. Some are online/offline and others are strictly
Divorcecare.org and meetup.com are
online resources that encourage you to go to off line meetings with
others in similar circumstances. Some of the meetup meetings are open
for divorced or separated individuals. Some meetups have an
arrangement where attendees can dance. Most women love that and most
men are uncomfortable with dancing because they believe they cannot
Psychology Today magazine also arranges
for groups that meet in locations throughout the country. Just add the name of your location and
the words 'psychology today' to your search term when you search for
such support groups in your favorite search engine and the groups
should show up in the search results.
There are support groups for divorced
men, divorced women. Sometimes men need to go support groups that are
for men only. Similarly, women benefit from going to support groups that
are for women only. These meetings are also offline.
Such support groups are very
important for newly divorced people because they help them
make new friends and avoid the terrible pit that is loneliness and
depression during separation and after divorce. Such groups also help
divorced people stay connected to society and that connection is very important.
One thing I noticed about such
support groups is that they are in only a few locations around USA.
So, if you are in a remote location, you may have a difficult time
finding a divorce support group. If you look around locally you may
find useful support groups for divorce in churches, synagogues and other
The support group
from dailystrength.org is completely online. That group could be
useful to you of you are in a location where there is no nearby
divorce support group or you are not able to make it to offline
support group meetings.
You might also find a directory of support groups for divorce useful. You can find such a directory at
Online forums are useful for exploring your feelings about your situation. If you feel the need for a divorce
support forum you can go to ojar.com.
There are many different kinds of
support groups, such as online, christian, jewish, divorce support groups and so on.
Those women who want to avoid toxic men
may find womansaver.com useful. Unfortunately, I was unable to find a
similar site for men to enable men to save themselves from toxic
If none of the above support groups or
forums are useful to you, you can search the internet for such support groups. Just 'your special interest' to the search term and find the
support group that will be useful to you.
Similarly you can search for and find
useful information about divorce care for children and cooperative
Support groups for divorce seem to be
essential for separated or divorced people. Now you know how to avoid
loneliness by finding online/offline groups, online groups, resources
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