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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.
While it's true that some people simply choose not to date, others want to but don't know how to go about it or can't overcome their negative self-thoughts.
So how can those who are struggling with these obstacles successfully and healthfully re-enter the dating arena?
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.
Recently divorced, she was overwhelmed by the mere thought of dating again.
Yolanda may have felt alone on the playing field, but she was far from it. The number of women living alone has doubled to 14.6 million, and the number has nearly tripled for men, jumping from 3.5 million to 10.3 million.