“...It is that we are likely not only to think ourselves into a way of acting but also to act ourselves into a way of thinking.” (137) Divorce is a major change in a persons life, also an exciting time to move toward new goals and make new commitments. The process of a divorce, I believe is a great example of the attitudes-follow-behavior and behavior-follow-attitude principles.
Going through a divorce stirs up mixed feelings of emotion.
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make a mistake and my life will not end for it. I can now learn from my mistakes and not fear them.
During the divorce process there were times when my attitude became weak in following through with the whole process, but that’s when my behavior took over. When my behavior weakened my attitude took over. Both kept the process of ending a marriage and creating a new life for my children and myself.