I had no clue what it was like to be single or dating when my marriage failed. Dating was not what was immediate in my mind. I really just needed some time to myself.
The funny thing was that several of my friends had been through ending long term marriages or relationships and they all had varying accounts of life after divorce.
Go out and sleep with whoever you want. Get it out of your system.
You should just take some time out and protect yourself. Go to counseling before you start dating.
I needed to live life somewhere on the in between. But most important to me was finding myself. I had a long time friend tell me that, although she was sad to hear that I was getting divorced, she was happy to see that I was back. That comment floored me. I didn’t know that I had gone anywhere.
Who had I been for the past fifteen or sixteen years that I was in that relationship?
Read the rest of the post on Tamara’s Huffington Post Blog