Dating too soon after a break up
However, there’s nothing more futile than getting back into dating or a relationship before you’re emotionally ready. My mom has this saying, “The only time you should be dating is when you know you don’t need to be dating.” She’s a wise lady because it’s true.
You’ve got your stuff back (or decided to let it go). No one wants to date the person who is still obsessed with their ex. When you’re ready to date again you’ll be able to leave your past relationship where it belongs: in the past. When you’ve been hurt, often there’s the impulse to try and fill that void left by your ex with someone else.Allow yourself to feel all the feelings – even the ugly ones that make you want to throw stuff against the wall.You need to process all the crappy emotional stuff or you’re going to carry all these negative feelings into your next relationship.I jump on Tinder or whatever pretty much immediately after to fill the void." – Amanda "I waited two months out of respect for the relationship because I didn't want to hurt him any more than I had." – Lee "Fuck his feelings.Join whenever you want to." – Julie "Totally your call.