Trouble dating after divorce
Truthfully, dating after divorce isn’t always easy.
The plurality of experts agree that there's no [time] requirement; as soon as they'd like is just fine.
After my six-year marriage ended abruptly, I went through all the post-divorce rituals: wallowing, getting a makeover, reading every self-help book.
There was plenty of soul-searching and trying new hobbies like rock climbing and swing dancing in there, too.
After years of being in a relationship, putting yourself back in the singles market can be a daunting endeavor. After 19 years of waking up next to the same person, Yolanda*, a marketing consultant, suddenly found herself greeting mornings alone."Don't hide, don't flaunt, don't marginalize, or make light of it.Your past experiences made you the dynamic and layered person you are today.Make it "clear you're willing to discuss it, but that you've also put it behind you. If the topic comes up, you might say, 'I'm divorced.I wish him or her the best, and we've both moved on.
You want your new dates to like you for who you actually are, not some fantasy.