Divorce is not easy, but the challenges in life are what cause us to grow.
You want your new dates to like you for who you actually are, not some fantasy.
So let yourself shine."Dating and empowerment coach Laurel House agrees, suggesting that you need to get comfortable being alone as well.
"You don't need to feel like you 'should' be out doing things," she says.
Your past experiences made you the dynamic and layered person you are today.
It allows someone to understand you and why you are how you are, and it contributes to three important dating conversations: where you were, where you are, and where are you going."Newton says it's extra important for divorced people to not compare their date to their former spouse.
"If you're a gym junkie, get outside and learn something new: hike, walk, join a running meetup group," says House.