BYU students learn to assimilate after divorce

After less than a year of marriage, Sally Jones (name changed) joined the ranks of a vastly silent group on campus—divorced BYU students.

“Once you label yourself as divorced, sometimes I’m afraid that’s all that people can see,” Jones said. “Divorce is just something that happened to me, it’s not who I am. When I would speak with people, the divorce would be at the front of my mind and I would wonder if somehow they knew, as if I looked different because of the divorce.”

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