So you are back to dating, yet you find yourself comparing or looking for someone like your ex.
There is a reason why you feel nobody measures up to your ex.
You are not quite ready to date.
What is the solution you ask? Good question!
First of all it depends how long you have been single. The healing process is different for everyone. If you find yourself rejecting everyone because their biceps don’t compare to your ex or isn’t as handsome either. We have a problem.
You need to read my blog “Disengage and Let Go” because chickee he is not your man anymore, so let it go! I am being serious, the assignment is learning to let go, move on, bury the corpse…IT’S DEAD!
On the opposite side of the scale you may be a new divorcee that is trying to numb the pain with a man. For you, no man. Sorry, your assignment is to learn to sit with your pain. Allow yourself to grieve completely or else you will be dating on the rebound. There is no rush, relax and heal before moving on.
Then we have the one like the stuck in the past person. Ask yourself who do you miss? What you wish he was like or what he used to be like. I’m sure you were on your best behavior when you met him. Guess what, so was he.
You need to remember reality like uh, you are not together. Uh, maybe he remarried. What is the truth of the situation? Well then time to get him off the pedestal and realize it’s over and maybe you are living in wish land.
Dating is harder for some especially if your mind is on the ex. After proper grieving, let it go and move on.
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