10 Yummy Ideas For Post-Divorce Dating

Here are 10 ideas for post-divorce dates (in the early months) So I just posted on post-divorce dating tips for women over 40 which you can find here. Now I want to talk about a few fun ideas for actual dates. It doesn’t always have to be the old “dinner and a movie” although for … Continue reading “10 Yummy Ideas For Post-Divorce Dating”

Post Divorce Dating After 40: Are You Ready To Get Back Into It?

Dating after divorce can be intimidating for women over 40 For women of a certain age, getting divorced and then finding new love and partners is hard. They are completely shell-shocked by the whole experience and have no idea how to get their groove back – especially if they have been out of the dating … Continue reading “Post Divorce Dating After 40: Are You Ready To Get Back Into It?”

When your ex husband’s new girlfriend hates the kids: What can you do?

Do you have to sit back and let your kids be exposed to an angry, controlling, jealous and impatient new woman all in the name of co-parenting and joint custody? I mean, what if your husband’s new missus just straight up can’t stand your children? She doesn’t hit them and leave marks (that would be … Continue reading “When your ex husband’s new girlfriend hates the kids: What can you do?”

Finding power and vitality after divorce

Divorce has got to be one of the most energy-sapping expériences of a person’s life. This is true even if they are the ones that asked for the divorce; and even if the divorce is the best thing that could have happened to the marriage. Nobody thinks divorce is synonymous with “success.” Divorce is not … Continue reading “Finding power and vitality after divorce”

The post-divorce rebound: Why it’s important to take at least 6 months off before beginning to date again

Why is it important to take some time for yourself before you begin this “rebound” dating after you divorce or split from a long term relationship? Two words: Jennifer Lopez. Jennifer Lopez is a textbook case for a woman who can’t be alone for five minutes. Most times, her relationships have overlapped. She doesn’t even … Continue reading “The post-divorce rebound: Why it’s important to take at least 6 months off before beginning to date again”

The Summer Divorce: Why it sucks royally and what you can do about it

Summer is the time for romantic picnics in the park, strolling at dusk, kissing on a bridge and wearing sexy, flirty clothes. It is hard to get divorced at a time like that because everybody else will seem like they are in love and you will invariably feel even more miserable than you normally would, … Continue reading “The Summer Divorce: Why it sucks royally and what you can do about it”

The divorcee vs. the widow: who do men find sexier as dates?

The widow vs. the divorcee: who do men find sexier? Don’t you just love it when I ask myself these impossibly philosophical questions that go to the essence of the species called men, a species I know absolutely nothing about and understand even less about? Don’t you just love it? Cause I love it. I … Continue reading “The divorcee vs. the widow: who do men find sexier as dates?”

Dating after divorce: Will “man sharing” become the new norm?

As Sex and the City so eloquently taught us, the dating scene is rough. This is especially true for middle-aged and older recent divorcees who have been in long term marriages (over 10 years) and come out of it freshly single and looking for meaningful relationships. They are finding a real dearth of eligible men … Continue reading “Dating after divorce: Will “man sharing” become the new norm?”

Post-divorce dating in the Year of the Rabbit

After Divorce dating: The Year of the Rabbit I took a Chinese lesson yesterday (I’m planning a trip to China soon) and learned how to say, “Hello, how are you?” Nîn Hâo! Nîn Hâo Ma? And all of a sudden, I’m thinking about all things Chinese.  So, we are in the year of the Rabbit according to … Continue reading “Post-divorce dating in the Year of the Rabbit”

Your first post-divorce date: A few tips for the rusty

So, you have a hot date tonight. The first one since your divorce. You are nervous as hay, and may be a bit unsure of yourself. Well, here are some easy tips to help you have a perfect date: Preliminaries: everything starts with your thoughts and how you feel about yourself and about life. So, first, … Continue reading “Your first post-divorce date: A few tips for the rusty”

Divorce Dating: Should you ever date your friend’s ex wife or ex husband?

SHOULD YOU EVER DATE YOUR FRIEND’S EX SPOUSE? This is a very heavy question for a Sunday afternoon, isn’t it? Really, I”m killing time as I wait for my sister to pick me up for our afternoon at Six Flags over Georgia. While I abhor most “amusement” rides (really, except for the merry go round and the … Continue reading “Divorce Dating: Should you ever date your friend’s ex wife or ex husband?”

The flirtatious divorcee takes her bow! (brought to you by Twitter)

I found this on Twitter. It’s a program (you have to purchase) called, How to Flirt with Men. I thought I’d share it with my divorcées. You can find the website here: http://www.flirtwithmen.com/ and also, Divorce Saloon has an online dating program which you can find here. It’s somewhat new but we are definitely hoping that our … Continue reading “The flirtatious divorcee takes her bow! (brought to you by Twitter)”

On dating a divorced man

Dating. As if you don’t have enough post-divorce things to figure out, now you have to figure out meeting someone new and starting over from scratch and you’re probably over 40 and set in your ways. Jeeze. Well, if you are planning to date a man (or woman) who is also divorced, there are some … Continue reading “On dating a divorced man”

After Divorce: 15 dating tips for the recently divorced

Filed under divorce advice So, you are freshly divorced and you are on the prowl for a new relationship. Or maybe you don’t necessarily want a relationship but you don’t want to be sitting around moping all by yourself another minute, especially since your ex has already moved on and is flaunting their happiness all … Continue reading “After Divorce: 15 dating tips for the recently divorced”

Divorce, dating and being judged by your teenaged kids

One of the big issues I think parents of teen-aged kids struggle with, post divorce, is the issue of dating. Especially within the first year of the divorce. And for some reason, mothers seem  to have a tougher time with this issue with their sons than fathers have with either their sons or their daughters. … Continue reading “Divorce, dating and being judged by your teenaged kids”

Dating Etiquette: Post-divorce dating question: should you dump a guy if you knew he cheated on his ex wife?

So you are just putting your toes back into the dating pool, post-divorce, and you’ve just found out that a guy you’re interested in had committed adultery in his previous marriage. Should you dump him? Well, I’m going to seem like a total hypocrite because in the post right before this one, I said if … Continue reading “Dating Etiquette: Post-divorce dating question: should you dump a guy if you knew he cheated on his ex wife?”