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"Instead, you can look at it as an experience to learn more about yourself and the new life you’re creating for yourself moving forward."It is possible that your first relationship post-divorce might not be a rebound, but there's a lot of "ifs" that go along with that.
"The mistake I see many people make in this post-divorce relationship is thinking this relationship won't have its own challenges," Jones says.
You don't have to dive head-first into intense one-on-ones.
"Talk over the phone a lot and go on many dates that are different in type," Jones says.
"By that I mean different activities, opportunities to talk and get to know each other, opportunities to see person in different settings.
Everyone has their own timeline for when they might want to get out there.
"More important than the length of time is what one does during that time," says Christina Jones, LCSW.