Bankruptcy is not a procedure to be taken lightly, and those who choose
to employ it will almost certainly pay an emotional toll. The good news
is that proper preparation can help you to make the most of a bankruptcy
procedure and healthfully deal with many of the issues that arise before
they can take a heavy toll.
The reality of the matter is that as people in America, our senses of self-worth
is often tied heavily to our financial success. It is easy to see how
this equation is constructed, but it is not an entirely accurate one.
Regardless of why you are considering a bankruptcy procedure, you deserve
to have a chance at rebuilding your life and your dignity, and that often
begins by acknowledging that, while you may be able to discharge your
debts or divest yourself of your assets, you cannot undo your fundamental
worth as a human being. Moreover, it is in part your inalienable worth
as a person that grants you the right to pursue a bankruptcy and the fresh
start that it can provide.
Consider, for a moment, the ways in which such an experience can give you
an opportunity to grow in ways that those who have not undergone similar
trials will never understand. You have an opportunity to use this experience
to expand your capacity to extend grace to both to others and to yourself.
It is also useful to not hide from the other hurtful emotions that may
be brought up by a bankruptcy, but rather fully experience them and use
them as vital motivation to make wise choices in the future.
When it comes to bankruptcy, it is tempting to get wrapped up in the details
and specifics, but ultimately, you are a person who deserves a second
chance to build a life, and should be respected in that. There are many
directions that your life can take following a bankruptcy, and the guidance
of an experienced and empathetic attorney can help
ensure that you have all the tools needed to truly make the most of your