Many divorced men begin dating long before they’re finished grieving, and you don’t want to be his rebound or wind up with a guy who can’t give you what you need.
While it’s difficult to assign arbitrary dates for when it’s okay for a divorced man to begin dating, those who haven’t been divorced at least six months are often still dealing with divorce fallout (e.g.
Curious if your cute divorced guy is ready to date? It's impossible to date in the 21st century without, at some point, dating someone who’s divorced.
Fortunately, most divorced singles have as many pros as they do cons.
Just remember, you won’t know the girl for at least a year.
I can’t tell you the number of guys I talk to who when asked why they got divorced roll their eyes and then just start complaining about what a huge bit** their ex is. Jason is right that you need a “story.” Not a lie, just a polite couple of sentences that basically let people know you are moving on, that you aren’t playing the victim.
I also want to comment on #4, “Take it slow,” because I think Jason is dead on with this one.
Once you set up a profile (ask friends for help), what you are likely to witness is many people being interested in you, not being turned off by the fact that you are divorced, and that it feels really good to be communicating in the dating world. Many men long for some of the comforts that were afforded in their marriage. home cooked meals, laundry etc.) and that causes them to rush to find their next partner.
Also, since many have lacked a connection with their spouse for some time, when they meet someone new they mistake the honeymoon phase for true love.