I spent many a night tossing and turned thinking to myself, “What the hell is wrong with me?
” I was in my late 40’s and having friends ‘fix me up’ was pretty much out of the question.
Dating after divorce - even the words fill some divorced parents with dread.
The idea of getting back into the dating scene after years being married is daunting at best.
I learned a lot about relationships and myself during that time.
If you’re a divorced guy, you don’t need to hear it from me: divorce sucks. Basically every student that attends our weeklong residential program in Los Angeles who’s divorced tells me that it’s the hardest thing he’s ever gone through in his life.
What’s more, guys who have been through a divorce generally aren’t in a huge hurry to get back on the horse and start dating again. At least as much as someone who has never been there can.
Proceed with caution Whether divorced, widowed or never married, single dads have to date with care.
That means telling a date immediately, alongside name and occupation, that you have children, and gauging early whether she respects how much time you spend with them, Fisher said.