Dating after two divorces
“This wildly varies from person to person,” says Judith Sills, Ph D, a Philadelphia-based psychologist and author of Getting Naked Again: Dating, Romance, Sex, and Love When You've Been Divorced, Widowed, Dumped, or Distracted.“Everyone ends a relationship by grieving the emotional investment.
“I also saw that my ex wasn't the only guy who would want to be with me."Tell the woman you've just been through a tough divorce and that you're not ready for a committed relationship," he suggests."Acknowledge that it is not the right time for that." After a divorce, it's easy for guys to let themselves become isolated, especially if the ex gets custody of the kids. It can worsen feelings of depression, guilt, and loneliness, a potentially dangerous mix.Too many men seek out a new relationship before the dust has settled on their divorce, says psychologist Sam J.Buser, Ph D, coauthor of The Guys-Only Guide to Getting Over Divorce.