As we entered the restaurant, I was filled with feelings of guilt and betrayal.
Throughout our entire date I kept looking around to see if there was anyone in the restaurant I knew.
Dating isn’t a therapy session – it’s an opportunity to spend time with someone else and enjoy their company.
If you find yourself dating just to talk about the pain in your heart, how much you miss your spouse, or tough times you’re going though, seek professional help.
Answer questions he or she may have about your marriage but don’t spend all your time talking about the dead or how happy you were. And who knows, he or she might make you incredibly happy for years to come.
Because I had a certain comfort level with my first wife, I often found myself forgetting proper dating etiquette such as opening the car door or not walking a date to her door when the date was over.
If you find yourself forgetting simple dating etiquette, don’t worry about it. You’ll be surprised how fast your dating legs return. Defend your date You may discover when once the family and friends learn you’re dating again they may not treat this new woman or man in your life very well.
It took about five dates before the feeling went away entirely and I could actually enjoy the company of the woman I was with without feeling guilty.
As you date, feelings of guilt should subside over time – especially when you find that special someone you might want to spend the rest of your life with.