Dating again after a long term relationship
While there may be a number of other reasons as to why people fear starting over, these three top the list because they’re the most common.
And while there are many who see the positive side in starting over (and there are many positive aspects) there are those who don’t.
I just broke up with my boyfriend of 6 and a half years.
I like someone already that I have liked for a long time. There's no certain amount of time before you can get back into the dating world! So, if you think your ready, go bag that hottie!!!!!!! I just broke up with my boyfriend of 6 and a half years.
What is important to know for anyone getting into a new relationship following a long term relationship is that, if you are not done grieving, the new person or situation may serve as a temporary distraction, but the anger, sadness, fear or hurt you need to feel will not go away until it is fully expressed.
Although men and women differ greatly on how they deal with their emotions, it is generally true that men move into new relationships sooner than women do.