Divorce is one of the most traumatic events we go through, and when we reach the proverbial "light at the end of the tunnel," many of us feel that little spring in our step and start to think about dating again.
So how can you start off on the right foot when you're just beginning to dip your toes back into the dating pool?
The 57-year-old Austin, Texas–based marketing consultant "tricked" a colleague into meeting her for lunch after sensing some chemistry as they worked on a project.
The sparks didn't fly, but it did get her back in the dating game, which sure has changed a lot since last she played.
This is a total NO-NO as you are still in the stage of "getting to know each other." Talking about like these will make your girls think that you are still bitter over the past relationship.
Why not talk about personal stuff about yourself such as your favorite games, movies, songs, food and interests in life.
"Imagine my surprise to spend so little time online before meeting someone so decent, down-to-earth, and genuinely delightful.
Most gray divorceesthe nickname given to those who divorce after age 50met their spouses the old-fashioned wayon a blind date, at school, on the job, or even at a singles' party.
Are you aware of your role in the marriage’s demise?
And, have you made as much peace as possible with your ex and the divorce?
I realize that my past experiences have made me who I am today, but I still wish I could go back in time and have a sisterly chat with poor, clueless, "younger me" about relationships.
I could've written three novels, started a business, and hiked the Appalachian Trail with all the wasted time and energy.