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Divorce group discusses loneliness

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[February 25, 2009]  The DivorceCare seminar and support group will explore healthy ways to overcome the loneliness of divorce when it meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at Jefferson Street Christian Church, 1700 N. Jefferson.

DivorceCare is a video seminar series featuring experts on divorce and recovery topics such as coping with depression and anger, financial survival, and single parenting. Each session also includes a group discussion.

In the video "Facing My Loneliness," psychotherapist Les Carter looks at causes of loneliness and pitfalls to avoid when working through lonely feelings. In addition, Myles Munroe offers suggestions for moving out of loneliness and into a fulfilling life. Munroe is author of "Single, Married, Separated & Life After Divorce."

DivorceCare will meet on Tuesdays through April 21. Participants may join the group at any time during the 12-week series. Preregistration is not required. Cost of the DivorceCare workbook is $12. Child care is available.

Call 217-732-9294 for more information.

Future topics:

  • March 10 -- "What Does the Owner's Manual Say?"

  • March 17 -- "New Relationships" and "Single Sexuality"

  • March 24 -- "Financial Survival"

  • March 31 -- "KidCare"

  • April 7 -- "Forgiveness"

  • April 14 -- "Reconciliation"

  • April 21 -- "Moving On, Growing Closer to God"

[Text from Jefferson Street Christian Church news release]

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