I”m not discouraging anyone to be happy and giddy about a new relationship.
It is important to be cautious, date a few different people at first, and not rush into a long term relationships.
While dating may seem daunting, it can be a very helpful part of the healing process.
Once you set up a profile (ask friends for help), what you are likely to witness is many people being interested in you, not being turned off by the fact that you are divorced, and that it feels really good to be communicating in the dating world. Many men long for some of the comforts that were afforded in their marriage. home cooked meals, laundry etc.) and that causes them to rush to find their next partner.
Also, since many have lacked a connection with their spouse for some time, when they meet someone new they mistake the honeymoon phase for true love.
Dating After Divorce by Jason Price, LFMT In my therapy practice I work with a lot of divorcing men who are trying to adjust to life after their divorce.