Post divorce dating issues
Post-divorce relationships are often where the fears of experiencing heartbreak again collide with the hope and heady infatuation of early attachment.
If your ex behaved badly, you may be primed to assume that your new partner is also up to something whenever your back is turned.
Instead of coming from a place of innocent until proven guilty, you may be operating from a place of assumed guilt where you’re looking for evidence to support your beliefs. If you’ve been fooled once by a liar or a cheater, you don’t want to ever experience that humiliation and betrayal again.
It’s easy to interpret this common biological response as a sign that is the right person for you.
It’s much like an attempt to learn to swim while refusing to get out of the shallow end of the pool.