How To Go From Divorce To Dating

Divorces are tough, but eventually you’re going to want to get back into the dating scene. Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult experiences you’ll face in life. Many recent divorcees, used to the idea of being in a long-term relationship, immediately start thinking about how they’ll ever get back into the […]

Dating After Divorce: You Never Forget How To Date

Dating after divorce|divorce support|Since My Divorce

We’re hard-wired for companionship so it’s only natural at some point to start thinking about dating after divorce. Depending on how long it’s been since you dated or even how competent you felt dating, you could well be asking your friends for advice on how to date. My current guest, Bill was in his early […]

Should I Use Online Dating After My Divorce?

Online dating is a great option after divorce

Getting back to the dating game after going through a divorce can be mentally and emotionally exhausting, and it’s not uncommon to wonder, “Should I use online dating after my divorce?” My answer is, a resounding yes! Online dating is a great option for new divorcees and here’s why: Divorce is one of the toughest experiences to […]

Planning Your Wedding, Second Time Around

Planning your wedding second time around

Planning a wedding is exciting! And with a second wedding you may better equipped to make it more about what you want than your parents’  expectations or social norms. My current guest, Kyle Bradford has been divorced now for nine years. He’s been dating the Queen for five years and they are now engaged to […]

Are You Rushing Into Remarriage?

It's smart not to rush into remarriage

The divorce rate for second marriages is between 60 – 67 percent. That’s significantly higher than the rate for first marriages which is between 41-50 percent. Given the complexities of blending two families, I don’t find that surprising. What I do find surprising is that of people who do remarry, most of them wait just […]

Dating Too Soon After Divorce

Wait until you're ready to date after divorce

Sooner or later most people do venture into dating after divorce … we’re hard-wired for companionship … but you can start dating too soon.  Kyle Bradford, my current guest has been divorced for nine years and is now engaged to be married to his Queen. Based on his own experience of dating after divorce, Kyle […]

Midlife Dating After Divorce

Dating after divorce is about not rushing into a commitment

It’s natural to feel intimidated about dating after divorce. Aside from it probably being something you didn’t expect to engage in again, it may have been a long time since you dated someone other than your spouse and you may also feel that your dating skills need a refresher. My current guest, Carol Round has […]

What Do Kids Think Of Their Parents Dating After Divorce?

You can be a dating role model for your children

Getting back into dating after divorce can be scary enough. Thinking through the potential impacts on your children makes it even more intimidating and I’ve met plenty of people who are content to just put it off. But maybe we’re not giving our children enough credit. My current guest, Fiona McGlynn was eleven years old […]

Finding Love After Divorce

Finding love again after divorce

Online dating seems to be the norm these days whether you’re dating the second-time around or never-married. With all the chatter, news coverage and advertisements for online dating, it’s easy to overlook the many other ways of meeting new people. My current guest, Missy was 35 years-old when she divorced. That was almost four years […]

Second marriages are different

Despite experiencing divorce, people do remarry

 About seventeen percent of the U.S. population gets married twice. That’s relatively low considering seventy-nine percent get married once and about fifty percent of those end in divorce. Given the trauma of divorce perhaps it’s not surprising but some of that may depend on timing. My current guest, Lois Tarter was over fifty when her […]