Dating after divorce is challenging—and it may seem next to impossible. You might be coming out of a long-term marriage, or a depleting relationship where you felt lonely, betrayed, wounded and sad. You may be feeling like you are a “loser” when it comes to relationships. Or feeling like you are damaged, after suffering lots of rejection or abuse from your ex.
Do you feel like your “dating muscles” are atrophied? Like you don’t have the slightest idea how to go about flirting, or meeting the opposite sex? And what about handling issues of sexually transmitted diseases? You might feel like your body is now too old, too fat or over-the-hill unattractive. Disrobing in front of a new romantic partner? Definitely not.
Dating After Divorce: A Whole New World
Plus, today’s dating world doesn’t remotely resemble the one you knew. What is with Dating Apps like Tinder? Or Bumble? And all the other online dating sites? So many people say they are burnt out on digital dating because they can’t get it to work. How do you choose the best sites and get results? How proactive are women supposed to be? Is the third-date rule (for having sex) still in effect? Just how do you handle a discussion about STDs? These and other worries can be very daunting.
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Dating After Divorce: The Upside
Because of all these new apps and dating sites, the potential for finding new love that meets the calling of your heart has never been better! Forty million Americans are no using digital dating! There as some super great matches out there for you. You just need to learn how to find them.
Many divorced women, have gone out there and had the fun and excitement of their teenage years all over again (and with the wisdom of the years, it’s even better!). I have a Love Mentor® Coaching program where we have worked with thousands of divorced people all over the world, and I have seen this amazing phoenix-from-the ashes effect over and over again. As you break free from a relationship that didn’t work out, you can begin to soar!
Dating After Divorce: A Success Story
A 54-year-old artist named Jo in our coaching program recently e-mailed me about her new boyfriend:
After living in a loveless marriage for so long, I am finally coming alive!!! Pete, my new boyfriend, adores me. He tells me I am a treasure, a rare beauty. I make him feel alive after so many years of being dead. Pete loves my laugh,…