Dating too early after divorce
In particular, will you play hard to get or be an easy catch?
I call the manifestation of these standards one's "social price." The more you have to offer in a relationship, the more you can expect in return, thus increasing your appropriate social price.
The rate of divorce in America remains high, leaving many adult men and women alone, available and wondering how to maneuver on the playing field. D., offers advice gleaned from his own research and that of other experts to help you get back into dating mode.
After years of being in a relationship, putting yourself back in the singles market can be a daunting endeavor. After 19 years of waking up next to the same person, Yolanda*, a marketing consultant, suddenly found herself greeting mornings alone.
We hypothesized that singles seeking relationships assess unseen qualities in others based on social price as it is reflected in actions, body language, and verbal communication.
In the dating market, this can translate into a broken relationship.
With so many single adults out there, one might guess that there's also a lot of dating going on.
Instead, it seems that the older we get, the less we date.
If you still have feelings for your ex, then you should maybe address these issues first and then make a clean break.
If you have already done that, the only reason you must be asking that question is because you are bothered what your ex might think.