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Step 1 Entering into a new relationship following a painful divorce can be difficult to say the least. If you start dating immediately following a divorce there are a few important things to keep in mind.

  • Step 2

    First, it is probably best to seek companionship instead of jumping into a serious relationship. Many times after a divorce the person tends to be vulnerable and lonely. You should start the new relationship slow and try to develop a close friendship for starters.

  • Step 3

    Spend time together doing simple things like seeing a movie, eating out, and just talking about basic everyday things. If you feel the need to vent or talk about your previous marriage then you should do so. For any new relationship to become successful, you need to put the past behind you, which includes any anger, bitterness or hurt feelings.

  • Step 4

    Finally, if you do find that you are compatible with one another, you should not become intimate too soon. In a situation like this intimacy can actually end up destroying the new relationship for various reasons. Remember in any marriage you must be best friends with your spouse