Advice on dating a divorced man
You may have lost other friends in the deal or had the nature of friendships slip and slide away.Dating is certainly social, but it should not be the only item on your social calender.I loved to run and lift weights, and enjoyed the social aspect of exercise, whereas he only exercised to lose weight and even then was very private about it.I knew that I wanted someone that would join me on a run or meet me at the gym.___ Dating after divorce tends to be a deliberate action, entered into consciously and tentatively after years or even decades with the same person.
It can be so tempting to expand yourself like a pressurized gas let out of a sealed container.Remember that this feeling is temporary, as the hormones fade back to normal levels, that initial rush will fade too. Enjoy the rush when it happens, but maintain enough distance that your rational brain has time to communicate its thoughts to you as well. Be open and willing to investigate these new alternatives.It’s fine (actually, wonderful) to get caught up in a moment, but don’t let that moment turn into a marriage that you do not intend. But keep some distance so that you can check with yourself to make sure that you do not deviate too far from the true you.Some expansion and growth is normal and healthy, but make sure that you remain true to yourself and your basic beliefs and values.I started out with a “try anything” approach, but I soon realized that there were “anythings” out there that I had no interest in trying.