02/14/2015 01:36 pm ET Updated Feb 14, 2015

These Photos Beautifully Illustrate What Love Looks Like After Divorce

When you're newly divorced, it's hard to imagine ever loving again. But the truth is, you never stop loving. You love your kids with a fierceness because you know they need it most now. You love your friends and family because they have the grace and the patience to listen to your ex-related rants. And hopefully, you extend some of that love to yourself. You're more than worthy of it.

Sure, love is different after divorce, but it's still very much present. Earlier this week, we asked our readers to share with us how they've come to define love since their marriages ended. See what they had to say below.

Listicle: Love After Divorce

To see more photos that define love after divorce, check out our slideshow:

What Love Looks Like After Divorce

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