When you gather around the table this Thanksgiving and share what you're most thankful for, divorce may not be your go-to answer. But as painful as it can be, divorce is also an opportunity to start anew.

With that in mind, we asked our followers on Facebook and Twitter to share with us why they're grateful for their divorces (Last year, we asked our bloggers the same question -- their responses are well worth a read).

Click through the slideshow below to read some of the most touching replies from our community, then share your stories in the comments.

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