What I learnt from my divorce, Proverb's ex-wife

By Drum Digital
18 April 2016

"I wanted to use my voice to encourage all women out there who are going through a divorce"- Onarelona.

Since  Idols host and producer Proverb and his ex-wife Onarelona announced their decision to split amid rumors of infidelity, Onarelona has chosen to not speak about the divorce.

Now eight months later, she broke her silence on the divorce in two instagram posts, "I wanted to use my voice to encourage all women out there who are going through a divorce,"she explains in the first post. After that she goes on to share what she has learned about divorce. Here are some of the things Onarelona has learnt and hopes will help those facing similiar challenges will take inspiration from;

1. Take responsibility for your part in the break up of your marriage. Own up ,apologize and forgive yourself .

2. Acknowledge that whatever decision you make , you will have to face the consequences . Joy comes in the morning.

3. Trust God with all your heart

4. Find a hobby

5. Your kids must be a priority - they feed off your energy

6. Cut out people who don't serve you.

7. Be aware of instant gratification , rather spend more time acknowledging your pain and work through it. 8. Be gracious throughout the experience - you're a Queen 9. Exercise 10. I'm still on my journey , I don't claim to know it all.

2/2 My lessons 1. Take responsibility for your part in the break up of your marriage. Own up ,apologize and forgive yourself . 2. Acknowledge that whatever decision you make , you will have to face the consequences . Joy comes in the morning.. 3. Trust God with all your heart 4. Find a hobby 5. Your kids must be a priority - they feed off your energy 6. Cut out people who don't serve you. 7. Be aware of instant gratification , rather spend more time acknowledging your pain and work through it. 8. Be gracious throughout the experience - you're a Queen 9. Exercise 10. I'm still on my journey , I don't claim to know it all. Some of my affirmations. #MyRonaMoment I am created by God with love .Jesus died for my sins. I accept myself the way I am Yes I was hurt , publicly humiliated but that doesn't define me. I know my worth I deserve love I am intelligent I have my own voice I love myself My hair doesn't define me I'm gifted to serve I'm the best mother that I can ever be I am Onalerona! God is with me all the time. Sending you my love and support - chin up !

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