Coping with divorce can be a confusing and frustrating affair in a man's life. Everything seems unfair, upside down, and painful. It can feel like a slippery slope that you keep sliding down no matter how much you claw and struggle against it. Some men turn to drink or drugs, other become severely depressed and withdraws. Some guys however, manage to get out of this funk and live a happy post-divorce life... but how do they do it? Here are 3 rules that may help. If you are interested to know more, take a look at Coping with Divorce for Men. Let Go of the PastThe past is a poisonous beast that can consume your energy in the present and bring you untold problems. If you hang on to the past, obsess over it, reply it in your mind over and over again and relive good and bad memories regularly you more firmly put this in the front of your mind prolonging the agony of divorce. Instead you must release that to history and fill your mind with then present day and the future.Review Your Life GoalsDivorce is not an ending of life and your future, it is a chance for you to really review where you are, who you are, and what you want to achieve. This rebirth is your chance to create the life you want, free of the constraints of marriage and without the same burdens you used to have. You can now dare to dream, dare to live how you want, work how you want, experience what you want. Sit down and actually write down these things and start planning for them!Learn to ForgiveOnly through forgiveness can you be truly free of divorce and all the problems that come with it. If you travel through life holding a grudge in your heart you will end up in misery. It has even been proven that those who forgive more are healthier, suffer from less anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses. Being able to forgive does not mean forgetting, or condoning actions, it simply means that you no longer let these things make you unhappy anymore. Even if you do not understand the reasons and never will, being able to forgive and live life without hatred and bitterness is the only way to be truly happy. For more info, visit Coping with Divorce for Men.