Jennifer's, Samantha's and John's concerns are common, because according to the U. Census Bureau, 19.3 million Americans get divorced each year, and many of them date and eventually remarry.Perhaps you share their concerns, as you're also wondering how you can reenter the dating world after divorce — and do so according to God's standards. Divorce is the death of the dreams you had when you committed yourself "for better or for worse." As a Christian, you can't simply separate from your spouse one day and hit the dating field the next.And as with any loss, big or small, time is needed to grieve and to reassess who you are, where you've been and where God wants you to go.Healing is also necessary to follow God's command to" do unto others what you would have them do unto you," (Matthew ).The divorce resources listed below provide helpful information about a range of important topics, all provided by experts and other knowledgeable individuals.
Although there are still stigmas surrounding dating divorced men, here are a few reasons you just might have a delightful experience: Men are, by nature, fixers and problem solvers. Today as I listen to single women tell their stories about dating divorced men, I remember my experience well.I see them making choices about dating divorced men similar to ones I made. Even though she has decided to wait a few years until her daughter is grown to reenter the dating scene, she's confused about how to proceed."When Madaline is out of the house I want to date, but I don't know how." Samantha has been divorced for only a year, but would like to start dating again even though her two boys are still in elementary school.If you start dating prematurely, you could be hurting — rather than honoring — those you date.