"Most children just want their parent to be happy, and may be less likely to object than you imagine," she says.
But after divorce, life is too long to stay alone.” Hence, the dating.
The real question that bugs the divorcees is how long they should wait before dating. The period after the divorce is for self-reflection and healing.
I mean, no one wants to plunge headlong into another relationship right after breaking from one.
Perhaps even thornier than pondering what to wear on a date, where to go, who pays — not to mention how you even find people to date in this brave new world of Internet match-ups — is getting over your reluctance to take a stab at it. "A divorced woman may feel very vulnerable at this stage, in part because she used to have a spouse to 'protect' her and now she has to go out into the world on her own," says Diana Kirschner, Ph D, author of .
But it's also tough, she adds, because once you're on the dating scene you can feel like a teenager again, in that shaky, unconfident, not-sure-if-he'll-call sort of way.
I’m sure your friends, relatives and well-wishers will immediately start looking the best candidates for you. ” Are you ready for a new relationship after your divorce?