Throwing a party after getting a divorce might not be the first thing on your mind. Whether you’re moving on from a dysfunctional and toxic marriage or going through an amicable split, a divorce is one of the most challenging things a person can go through. However, it can also be one of the most liberating and exciting times of your life — a shift in your story worth celebrating. And you certainly aren’t the only one thinking of hosting this type of “alt bash.” According to Pinterest’s latest data, searches for “divorce party ideas” have spiked 55% in 2022.
So, once the divorce proceedings are over (and you’ve had a good cry… or two), throwing a divorce party could be a great way to turn over a fresh page in your new chapter. It’s also an opportunity for you to celebrate with your friends and family who supported you through thick and thin. But before you start sending out Evites, embrace the No. 1 divorce party ground rule: make it about you and not your ex. The most memorable and enjoyable marriage postmortems aren’t about throwing your ex under the bus but throwing an unforgettable soiree that celebrates your journey.
Now, onto the exciting part! Keep reading for all the inspiration you need to toast your new start.