Divorce woman and dating

28 Nov

You’re here, I know, because you’re holding onto hope by a tiny little thread.

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When you hear the word divorce, even if you aren't divorced yourself, I would bet that almost instantly you conjure up images of pain and tears, of yelling and courtrooms, of kids with backpacks, of lawyers and paperwork, of anger and sadness.

(Those who were living in pain for a very long time, that's who.) So starting over looks different for every person, especially depending on what your marriage looked like in the day-to-day, who initiated the divorce, and how long you were married.

We more than likely never dreamed we'd be on our own, so we never bothered to prepare for that circumstance. Or, if the marriage was extraordinarily difficult, we may find ourselves resisting feelings of relief and excitement, emotions that seem wrong and that invoke guilt.

We perhaps never paid our own bills or worked outside the home.

Not even a year later, that thought has become a reality.

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According to a recent article on Match.com, single boomers over fifty years old are enjoying the benefits of their new status.

Seventy-five percent of women and 81 percent of men say that they are experiencing dating success.

My advice is to get out there, but avoid these common mistakes I see women make after divorce.

Then we had a weird/sad breakup that lasted about a year.

We broke up and got back together a bunch of times, so I didn’t tell anyone we broke up until recently.