01/14/2011 03:56 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

5 Things Every Newly Single Woman Must Do and 5 Things Every Newly Single Woman Must Not Do

The period that directly follows the dissolution of a long term relationship is extremely volatile, with emotions running the gamut from misery to elation to relief to terror. Part of the process is reconfiguring yourself as a newly single person after years of being half of a twosome. It's a difficult forest to navigate, so here is a brief guide to provide women with some musts and must nots that will probably never be in a self-help book (some of these may also apply to men, but this was written for women specifically.)

Dos and Donts After Divorce