Christian advice on dating after divorce
All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version.
"To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace" (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8).For most ex-spouses, the wise choice is to wait until the initial shock and trauma of marital dissolution can dissipate.Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Make sure you are ready to put yourself out there again emotionally and physically.When dating your not going to hit it off with every person but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun.Once you’ve determined that you’re ready to start dating again, there are several options for meeting new people.
Online dating is an increasingly popular option for all singles, but there are six reasons that it’s particularly effective for recent divorcees.1.
It only shows that you have a hard time letting go of the past and may not be ready to date.
No man wants to sit across a dinner table from you and converse about your ex.
Just because you are over the age of 40 doesn’t mean that you have to settle for the first person or the 10th person that shows an interest in you.
Over the years we have learned that there is no perfect man.
It was a list of everything she would look for in new relationship that she didn’t have in her marriage.