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How soon after your divorce is it OK to start dating?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Sep. 11, 2009 in Relationships

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  • Whenever you're comfortable with it.
    There's no set rule on "You should wait x amount of time to date after a divorce"
    If you're ready to dip your toes into the dating pool, I say go for it! :]
    Maybe make it casual dating or whatever, so you don't have the dreaded "rebound" relationship.

    Good luck to you!

    Answer by K_Sawyer at 3:35 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • When the divorce is final and you're ready.

    Answer by missanc at 3:36 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • I think it's best to get back out there quickly before your confidence wears down and life keeps you too busy to think about dating. You don't want to wake up years later and wonder where life went.

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:43 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • Probably a year after it was finalized LOL, if I ever started dating again.

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 3:55 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • As soon as it is finalized and you feel comfortable with getting out there. But I highly recommend you wait until the divorce is absolutely final.

    Answer by TarLion at 4:06 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • I started dating couple of months after i was seperated due to i knew my marriage was over for two yrs and i was ready for a new start once i left.

    Answer by lily7 at 4:34 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • There's no set rule, as far as I'm concerned. It's up to how you emotionally feel. I will say there are some social mores and people may look at you oddly if you date as soon as the ink is dry.

    Answer by geminilove at 5:22 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • when you are emotionally ready, then go for it.

    Answer by dayziesnrozes at 7:28 PM on Sep. 11, 2009

  • The day the papers are in. lol
    Really as soon as you want to and you feel you're ready.

    Answer by jakjasjon at 5:01 AM on Sep. 12, 2009

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