You are enough. When the obsession with needing and pleasing a man fades to the back burner, the rest of what life has to offer has a chance to shine through.
Relationships and Dating
As the world has evolved and society has become more liberal, second marriages have become commonplace: after all, if your first marriage ends for whatever reason, why shouldn’t a person have a second shot at happiness?
Most marriages go the way of divorce because spouses fail to pay attention to the simple things that keep a marriage humming along and both spouse’s happy.
When dating after divorce what’s important is that you have enough confidence to make the first steps. The world’s not that black as it may seem after a painful breakup.
Thousands have used online dating to find love again after a difficult divorce, do not let a small number of bad apples ruin the bunch. Online dating can be fun and liberating but just like anything exciting, be sure to stay safe.
Instead of making vows that we likely cannot keep, perhaps honest communication and consensual negotiation of hard truths would be better than pretty lies, broken promises, and utter betrayal.
For every person embarking on a return to dating after a divorce, each of their experiences will be unique. Some may be an emotional challenge, others a liberating adventure.
Sound financial planning and good communication can mean that it can also be a sturdy foundation on which to build a stable and abiding marriage that is able to withstand life’s inevitable ups and downs.
During and after divorce it is important to let yourself feel whatever you feel, process it in a healthy manner and pave a way to move on.
Both sprightly and deeply felt, A Better Next captures the losses, trade-offs, and rewards of the contemporary career woman/wife/mother.