grief, angry exes, hurting children, financial problems).
If he’s recently divorced, be cautious, take things slow, and make sure you get your needs met before getting too involved.
Even though we could only pick five winners, all the entrants offered excellent words of wisdom.
In the spirit of "Passing it On", we've decided to share their inspiration and insight to make the journey easier for other newly divorced women.
This is Red Flag #2: He Talks About His Ex Listening to your date talk about his ex is not only annoying, it’s an ironclad sign he isn’t over his marriage yet.
If you would like to offer your advice to other divorced women, just use the form at the bottom.We may be imagining all sorts of problems that may or may not exist or we’re rationalising our own boundaries, values, and even prior experiences of being in one of these situations (so knowing that we may struggle with the emotional consequences) and are thinking along the lines of, ‘Well…I’m of a certain age so I need to prepare myself for turning a blind eye to any code amber / red actions and indications because people in this age group tend to be recently broken up / separated / divorced‘. There’s no easy answer to the question of what the ‘right time’ is for dating a separated or recently divorced person.To qualify for the contest, readers were asked to give their best advice for newly divorced women.Thanks to their great feedback, five lucky entrants received a free copy of the book How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed, a true story about a woman starting over after a divorce.