Dating after divorce transition
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 ).
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.
But however you got here, the question now is where do you go from here?
More than two-thirds say they would call their ex-spouse first in a crisis.Sixteen years and three children into her marriage, Nancy Michaels' husband dealt her the blow of a lifetime.Out of the blue, he told her he wanted a divorce -- but he wouldn't tell her or their kids why he was leaving.Months later, a sudden and unexpected medical problem found Michaels close to death.Unable to take care of her children while she was hospitalized, she risked losing custody of them permanently.