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Is Divorce Stress Making You Sick?

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Is divorce stress making you sick?

If you’re in the midst of a separation or divorce, you’re probably no stranger to stress — but did you know that the higher conflict your divorce is, the more it puts your health at risk?  This Psychology Today article is not new — but it offers a useful tool for recognizing hidden stress points and offers coping strategies to help you stay healthy and hopeful for better days ahead.

Dozens of studies have shown that stress compromises the immune system. The more stressful your divorce, the more likely it is that sickness will follow.

Almost everything about a divorce can be stressful, even if the divorce was your choice or a mutual agreement.

I think it’s fair to say that a divorce is a stressful event in one’s life. For some, it is the most stressful event they will ever experience.

This article shows you how to measure stress with their divorce stress scale.

Then it walks you through some excellent ideas about how to cope with divorce stress.



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