An unhappy marriage, where communication was stressful or hurtful, can make you afraid to re-engage with people.
When I went through my divorce, I remember the last thing I wanted to talk about was how to divide our assets.I remember thinking “I don’t want anything from him!Divorce can be hard for children, even when they’re adults.Ironically, your children may feel many of the same emotions that you do – sadness, shock and regret. Encourage them to share their feelings and empower them to move on.The important thing is to not let these negative emotions define you or drag you down. The best way to avoid negative emotions is to fill your life with positive experiences.
So, don’t shut yourself away, nursing regrets and feeling sorry for yourself.You can’t control every aspect of the experience, but, you can choose the frame from which you view the situation. Write down 3 ways that your divorce is an opportunity for you to live a better life.Look for women in your circle of friends who went through a divorce over 5 years ago. What has it freed you to do and what has it liberated you from?Yes, I understand how frustrating dating probably has been for you.Today, I want to talk about 3 senior dating mindsets that hold women in their 50s and 60s back.Most of all remind yourself that you are worthy of love and support.