You don’t have to tackle all goals at the same time either – take one step at a time.
Dating after divorce, or after breaking up a long relationship often makes people feel squeamish because they have to confess that their last relationship didn’t end well.
If you meet someone new early on, that’s OK, but if so, take it slow.You can’t put the joy of having relationships aside because of it. And if you have a relationship where you’re honest from the start with your partner, showing your heart so that’s what they fall for, and continue to be open with each other, then the chance of you getting hurt lessens. You don’t need to have it all sorted either, you just need to be working towards it. Many people feel that divorce, or a breakup, gives them a chance to start over. To do the things they’ve avoided because they were scared. Attend meet-up groups, join a book club, arrange monthly get-togethers with friends, attend retreats in your town, or nearby, start taking a course/class, attend networking events, whatever floats your boat that gets you out the door.To finally get the make-over they always dreamed of but never got round to. Lastly, be sure to have a look at your career as well.It removes the pressure of “having to find someone” when you go out on a Saturday night, but do go out too. You might end up meeting someone at the gym, or at Starbucks, but open yourself up to the possibility by exploring different avenues. Don’t go on a desperate search, just relax and have fun with it! You get a chance of going on the kind of dates you’ve never been on before and thought you’d never be able to experience. It might take a year till you meet someone whom you’ll truly click with, so prepare to enjoy the journey too. If you think something went wrong in your last relationship, or you’d simply like a better all round relationship, then read five books on creating great relationships.