At the same time, this means you can date as many people as you like.” “Not only will your expectations be different, but you’re also going to want different things, particularly if you’ve come out of a relationship with children. You might be looking for companionship or intimacy, so it’s really important to reset and ask yourself what your purpose is going back into the dating scene. You don’t have to date other people, you can date yourself!
“Some people go back into the dating game with expectations of what it was like in their past,” explains Amanda.
You can no longer split the domestic duties, and for many people transitioning through kids custody issues, juggling kids, work and, well, life, can be tough.
But Amanda says if there is a way to manage your responsibilities and find time to meet new people.
“It’s normal to feel grief that you’re in a different life stage,” she says.
“I encourage anyone that is feeling this way to get themselves into an emotionally healthy and empowered space first.