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Loss of Friendships in Divorce

A by-product of divorce is nearly always the loss of friendships. When I moved to South Africa, I didn’t have a single friend in this country, other than my now ex-husband. At the time, he seemed more than enough. Romeo, o’ Romeo. I figured that once I had him in my life, I would be A-Okay, and I was confident that I would eventually build my own little circle of friends. You see, that was the plan, but once I settled into South African life, I discovered quite quickly that my ex travelled in a very exclusive little clique. Because the opportunity didn’t really present itself for me to make...