When a couple goes through a divorce, an ended marriage is just one of many changes. Life does change. For many, life changes for the better, but that doesn't mean that life gets easier in all ways.
Of course, it might feel like a sweet freedom to be free from a spouse with whom one no longer could bear to live. There are struggles, though, for many following a divorce. A difficult life change tends to be a dip in financial security. An Illinois woman discusses her changed life following her divorce.