Let's face it, marriage breakdown and divorce can be a really traumatic experience for all involved and jumping into the dating scene may be too much to deal with.
Only you will know if you are ready to start dating again. The coaching I do has two elements emotional healing and creating positive change, so I am sharing these points to assist you to do the same.
Congratulations, Ann, on having the courage to leave a situation that was making you miserable.
I must admit, I’ve never fully understood the psychology of abuse – and how people who are objectively treated poorly choose to remain in relationships – but I’m glad you’ve broken free.
If your relationship with your ex isn't emotionally resolved for both of you, then it's a bad idea to date before the divorce is final.
If you're still seething with negative emotions about the end of your marriage, it's going to be hard to hide that fact from anyone you're interested in dating.
If you or anyone you know is considering dating, be sure to consider these 5 Crucial Questions. If this is the case you may not be ready, because the person you date may not fulfill your expectations, particularly if you do not know what it is you want out of a new relationship.
My question is this: How long is it necessary to wait before getting back into the dating scene?
I should mention I have two small children and I don’t want to rush anything.
Are you are separated or divorced and considering entering the dating world again?
If the answer is yes, then there are some things you need to think about.