DIVORCE
07/01/2013 06:54 pm ET

Emerging From Your Ex-Husband’s Shadow - Becoming The Confident Woman You Were Meant Be After Divorce

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To look at me, talk to me, or casually know me as a friend, colleague, or neighbor, you would probably assume I have great self esteem. I carry myself in a way that says I must be confident, shoulders back and eyes forward. When people address me I make it a point to look them in the eye, and when I walk down  the street I move at a determined pace. I was taught to behave this way, because these are characteristics of a confident woman. But, until recently, all of that was just a veil to cover the timid, self-doubting person I really was. 

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