The separation of a close relationship or divorce are a painful transition for most people who experience them, the two individuals who were in a relationship and also the children, family and friends that were part of the marriage and it’s breakdown. It is a time of great upheaval, uncertainty, challenges and also new horizons and possibilities.
A well worded, thought out and considered ceremony can make a difference to all those participating – whether it is a meeting of just the couple and a witness or a large gathering. It can offer healing, closure, clarity and vision. Taking the time and creating a sacred space where the relationship can be honoured for all the gifts, including the challenges is a powerful acknowledgement that the separation or divorce is not a sign of failure, it was an inevitable consequence of change and circumstances. It can assist both parties for feel a sense of closure and moving forward.