It’s time to kick back and have a little (or a lot) of fun being social and meeting all kinds of people.Treat yourself, your date and everyone with whom you come in contact with respect.The thing is the golden rule assumes we all have the same way of experiencing life (which isn’t the best assumption these days).
I know I would have been pretty excited to have started dating post-divorce from that point of view instead of as the unconfident person that I was.
My initial focus on dating after divorce was all about pleasing the people who asked me out instead of just being me and evaluating whether I liked them.
(And, yes, that did get me into some trouble.)Have fun and don’t take any one date too seriously.
At this point in your life, you’ve had enough drama.
Too many men seek out a new relationship before the dust has settled on their divorce, says psychologist Sam J.