Reuters FaithWorld blog has accounts by two Church of England priests who became Catholics in the early 1990s, one of whom reverted after realising the depth of pain and controversy his move caused among those he loved. The other seems very happy, and only misses congregational singing and old churches (his North London Catholic parish is a "1970s disaster").
Meanwhile, the Bishop of Ebbsfleet -- one of five Church of England bishops being received into the Catholic Church in the New Year -- gave his last sermon as Anglican bishop last Saturday; it is moving, even if typical of the self-absorption of the man who is at last following his calling, and can think of little beyond what he is giving up.
Remember Newman's agonies, and the rejections and insults which followed his decision for Rome? It doesn't seem much easier, even now.