Even though she has decided to wait a few years until her daughter is grown to reenter the dating scene, she's confused about how to proceed."When Madaline is out of the house I want to date, but I don't know how." Samantha has been divorced for only a year, but would like to start dating again even though her two boys are still in elementary school.
That it doesn’t just magically take care of itself, and float along in a some happy, pink cloud surrounded by unicorns and cotton candy.
A female friend of mine got divorced recently, and confessed to me how much she dreaded now having the “divorced” label hanging over her head as she re-entered the dating pool, like some modern day version of the scarlet letter.
That she, too, had failed to make it work, and men would recoil from her in disgust, running for the nearest 20-something as soon as possible. That’s an attractive trait to men looking for a worthy partner.2. You took a swing at love, rather than just playing it safe on the sidelines.
You know that both parties have to commit to supporting each other and making compromises on a daily basis.
This, too, means you’ll have a more realistic and mature approach to your future relationships.5. And that’s incredibly valuable for your future partners in life, because you’re clearly humble enough to accept criticism and question yourself.7.