Never doubt how much you can handle. You can do anything, and this affirmation will help give you the motivation that you need.
12. I forgive my shortcomings and accept myself as I am.
No one is perfect, and you can’t expect yourself to be, even if others want you to be perfect. Forgive yourself for your shortcomings, and accept the person that you are. Just because your marriage didn’t work out doesn’t mean that you aren’t worthy or valuable.
13. I am grateful for my child’s other parent.
Even when things get hard during your divorce, this affirmation is essential. With gratitude for your ex, co-parenting will flow a little smoother. No matter what happened in your relationship, they gave you your children.
14. I have so much to offer to the right person.
You are a good person, so remind yourself of your worth each day. Using this affirmation will help boost your self-esteem and confidence. Just because your ex didn’t see what you have to offer doesn’t mean that the right person won’t.
15. I am working to improve myself physically, financially, and emotionally.
In this new stage of your life, self-improvement can make all the difference. You will feel better about yourself, and you will open yourself up to many new opportunities.
Take a class, do some research, or make a new plan. Whichever way you choose to work on improving yourself, make sure to get started right away.
16. I am moving on with grace and patience.
You can’t stop change from happening, and you can’t control your ex. With this realization, using this positive affirmation will help you refocus and begin moving on positively. Divorce isn’t the end of the road, so always behave with grace and patience as you work to move forward.
17. I am happy, even when the situation seems out of my control.
It can be hard to stay joyful when you can’t control the situation. Unfortunately, as a divorced parent, you will feel that way quite often. If that is the case for you, use this affirmation to help yourself stay happy.
18. I have a unique opportunity to recreate my life the way I want it.
After a divorce, you won’t have to answer to a partner anymore. You won’t have to get their approval or seek their input on anything anymore. Use this time in your life as an opportunity to create a life exactly the way you want it.
19. I am always looking for reasons to laugh more.
Laughter will help you heal and begin to move on. This affirmation will help you stay aware of funny things throughout your day, giving you more opportunities to laugh. Repeat it each morning so that you can take on this mindset every day.
20. I always put my child first and prioritize a stable home environment for them.
When you put your child first, everything else will fall into line. Creating and maintaining a stable life at home for them makes all the difference. Repeating this affirmation will help you keep their well-being at the forefront of your mind as you learn to navigate your divorce.
As you read through these affirmations every divorced parent should recite daily, pick the ones that resonated with you the most. Memorize them or write them down so that you can use them each morning as you get ready for the day. You can also post them on your bathroom mirror or in your workspace so that you can remember them often.
If you find yourself struggling during certain times of the day, try using these affirmations during those moments. You will find that they bring comfort and guidance as they help you navigate life as a divorced parent.
Being a divorced parent isn’t easy, but you can navigate it with strength and courage. Never forget your worth, and always remember that you are the best parent for your kids.