Either way, when the ex-love of your life starts to spend their lives with other people, then it can be overwhelming.
Being sensitive about this situation will definitely provide proper insight into how you should behave before you start dating. [Read: 8 ways to deal with your ex seeing someone new] #3 The disease called comparison. Everyone compares the past that they have to the present that they are having. Keep thoughts of your ex in the past, and see potential new partners without the impulse to compare.
[Read: 10 signs your past relationship is holding you back] #4 Your calendar is still popping.
Whether you choose to spend this time getting back into the dating game or not, that’s entirely up to you.
If a marriage didn’t end in a happily ever after, it doesn’t mean that you will never, ever meet your knight in shining armor or your beloved princess.
It could’ve been that they were trapped somewhere else, also in an unhappy marriage, and that you are bound to meet them in later life. And well, maybe they aren’t always right, but they have great instincts when it comes to their parents.
It might not be your ideal setup, especially if you already have children or something that you share with your spouse in your first marriage that makes things a little bit difficult to sort out. You should be able to move on from your divorce and enjoy the world as a carefree divorcee. They will take sides between you and your spouse and might even choose to ignore you and curse you when you start dating.
[Read: 20 reasons for divorce that couples overlook] Dating after divorce – How to get back into dating again Don’t put your entire love life on hold, just because you’ve gotten a divorce. But this is a normal reaction for any child of yours.
Always remember that if you have children, and if you are going through a divorce and then started dating, you might not always get your children on your side.
In fact, it takes a lot of time for your child or children to start warming up to another parental image.