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Julie, 50, from Denver, thought she'd be able to handle her divorce.

"I'm a strong person, I own my own business and I'm a professional speaker," she says.

So make sure you stay busy during that difficult time of year.9.

"Therapists who haven't experienced divorce often create false hope," in regards to recovering quickly.

to do) if you're going through—or just contemplating—a divorce.

Here, real women share what they wish they'd known when they split from their husbands and divorce professionals weigh in on how to combat the most unexpected, yet most common, mistakes they've seen clients make.

Rest assured, these 10 lessons can get you through the end of your marriage, both financially and emotionally.1.

It may take a long time to recover—and that's okay.