Three years after a divorce

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Bassim

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I am not sure if my sentences sound natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

Three years after a divorce, Michael was still suffering from its after-effects. His love for his ex was as strong as before, and despite all the arguments they had, he would be overjoyed if she took him back.
 
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It's fine.

Poor Michael!
 

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Three years after [STRIKE]a[/STRIKE] his divorce, Michael was still suffering from its after-effects. His love for his ex was as strong as [STRIKE]before[/STRIKE] ever, and despite all the arguments they had had, he would be overjoyed if she took him back.
"A divorce" is not impossible there, but the possessive pronoun is more likely. We aren't talking about some divorce that's floating around out there; we're talking about Michael's divorce from his ex-wife. My other changes make the sentences more natural.
 

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I'd remove "from" before "its after-effects".
 
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