How to survive divorce: Natasha Hamilton shares her tips for coping with a love split

Atomic Kitten star Natasah Hamilton shares her tips on how to survive a traumatic divorce.


by Closer staff |
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Natasha Hamilton, 32, knows only too well how painful a separation can be – she split from her husband of six years, Riad Erraji, in July 2013.

However, she battled through her heartache and has now found happiness with 5ive star Ritchie Neville, 35.


Last September the couple welcomed their daughter, Ella Rose, into the world.

Here, Natasha – who is also mum to Josh, 12, Harry, nine, Alfie, four - gives her five tips for surviving heartbreak.


Natasha Hamilton divorce tips

Get used to having u201cme-timeu201d1 of 5

Get used to having “me-time”

You might feel alone at first, but try to relax and do things you enjoy. It’s important to come to terms with being on your own.

Try new things2 of 5

Try new things

I never had the chance to do much reading, but now I have a pile of books by the side of my bed!

Get creative3 of 5

Get creative

After the spilt, I wrote songs about my feelings. Creative writing is a great way to let out your emotions – even keeping a diary can help.

Declutter your mind4 of 5

Declutter your mind

I keep a notepad and pen by the bed and, before going to sleep, I write down my to-dos and get everything out of my head so I can sleep better.

Treat yourself5 of 5

Treat yourself

I arranged to go on a spa weekend with my mates – it was lovely not to have to set an alarm or cook.

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