Divorce can be very harmful and change peopleâ€™s lives 380 degrees.
Online PR News – 20-September-2011 – – (Irvine, CA)â€”Everyone knows that a marriage gone bad can be painful. But can it actually cause you to suffer from increased health problemsâ€”or even lead you straight to the grave?
â€śNo doubt, when the wedded bliss ends and youâ€™re trapped in a loveless marriage, it can affect youâ€”and, of course, your childrenâ€”not just psychologically but physically,â€ť says Judy Joseph Hamlin, author of the book â€śFrom Riches to Happiness,â€ť which details her life as a real housewife of Orange County and how she walked away from the lifestyle. â€śWhen my marriage was on the rocks, I regularly suffered from stress-induced illnesses. I can imagine some womenâ€”those who donâ€™t want their marriages to endâ€”have it much worse.â€ť
As we see from Bravo TVâ€™s Real Housewives series, divorce can be very harmful and change peopleâ€™s lives 380 degrees. This happened to housewife Taylor Armstrong, whose husband recently committed suicide after deciding to get a divorce.
According to studies presented on Health.com, women and men who live in unhappy marriages are more like to fall victim to:
â€˘ High blood pressure
â€˘ Increased risk of heart attack and stroke
â€˘ Depression and stress
â€˘ Eating disorders
â€˘ Strange behavior
â€˘ Low self-esteem
In many cases, ongoing misery at home can lead to a depleted immune system, which can open you up to a whole range of ailments and pain. With your bodyâ€™s defenses lowered, itâ€™s easier to pick up viruses or other illnesses that can become life-threatening if they go untreated.
â€śThe problem is,â€ť says Ms. Hamlin, â€śwhen youâ€™re in the middle of a divorce, or even if youâ€™re just questioning if you want one, you get so caught up in the drama of whatâ€™s going on, you forget to take care of yourself. But you have toâ€”itâ€™s an important step toward becoming an independent woman. Learn how to care for you and the rest will fall into place.â€ť
About the author:
Judy Joseph Hamlin, a former Orange County housewife, earned a masterâ€™s degree in special education. She is a teacher in Newport Beach, California. This is her first book.
For more information, please contact Judy Joseph Hamlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.judyjosephhamlin.com.