In the ideal world Christmas is a time for family celebration with joy pervading all around. Sadly, for a good proportion of people Christmas can be a time of great emotional difficulty. When experiencing a separation, it can be more than a little daunting to think about how you may cope with Christmas. There are very likely many people feeling anxious, or even perhaps overwhelmed at this time of year about how they are going to handle the festive period in the most positive way possible. For some, it can be overwhelming thinking about how you are going to be able to cope alone over the Christmas period. With this in mind, it might be helpful to put some time aside to consider how best to fill the void that often exists in the early years following separation. For example, perhaps you could spend time with friends who may or indeed may not be in a similar position. Alternatively, perhaps you could busy yourself by undertaking some voluntary work for those less fortunate (there always is someone worse off than you). Many find that to engage in this sort of work will not only keep you busy but is likely to engender a sense of perspective.
If you have children, those children might not be spending Christmas with you this year. If you find yourself in such a position, perhaps consider having a “second Christmas” on another day, cooking a slap-up Christmas lunch with all the trimmings remembering Christmas Day is just another day of the year and there is nothing to stop you from having yours whenever you want. When you do have the children with you if you come across as being sad or upset then the likelihood is that they will be too. Conversely, if you maintain a positive outlook then that is more than likely to rub off on the children.
Always remember that you have a choice. In other words, you can make a conscious decision to make the best of Christmas, whatever the circumstances. If this is your first Christmas following a separation then consider it a step in the direction of a new life, a changed life and ultimately it is to be hoped a positive and happy life.
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