How long to wait before dating
In the reader’s comment, we see that her boyfriend of four months is still attached to his ex-girlfriend. In 10 Best Tips on Starting Over After a Bad Relationship, I encourage people to give themselves time before starting a new relationship.
Sometimes it takes a long time to heal after a breakup.
We need time to grieve the end of our past relationship.
This doesn’t mean you have to wait a long time before starting a new relationship.
Another person might need four years to get over a bad marriage and traumatic breakup. But there are some signs that it’s too soon to start a new relationship. Those are signs that he hasn’t waited long enough before starting a new relationship.I can’t offer advice or counseling, but sharing your experience might bring insight and clarity.If you’ve decided that you want to start dating again, read 8 Ways to Build Trust in a Relationship.I wrote this article in response to a reader who started dating a guy a few days after he broke up with his ex-girlfriend.