The rate of divorce in America remains high, leaving many adult men and women alone, available and wondering how to maneuver on the playing field. D., offers advice gleaned from his own research and that of other experts to help you get back into dating mode.
“Some people date and even marry to try to prove something to an ex,” says Edward M.
By Carrie Sloan It’s the dirty little secret of baby-making: After nine long months, you’re overwhelmed by the love you feel for your newborn -- and shocked to find how much havoc that bundle of joy is wreaking in the bedroom. Dena Roché started dating while waiting for her divorce papers to come through.
If you’re feeling less than lusty after having a baby, you’re not alone. “It helped, because I got to see what 'normal' looked like,” Roché says.
If you've recently tried other activities that bring you out of your comfort zone, you could be ready to date.
“Have you done something that's an affirmation of yourself and your life -- made a new friend, taken up a new sport, gotten a haircut?