Perfect Match's Duet Total Compatibility System, which scores of Ph Ds have endorsed, delves into the "whole" you — your personality, lifestyle, values, and preferences — the key elements that create the most successful, lasting relationships.
Divorce is one of the most traumatic events we go through, and when we reach the proverbial "light at the end of the tunnel," many of us feel that little spring in our step and start to think about dating again.
Don’t skip the counseling sessions — they will help tremendously down the road. We do what is comfortable instead of what is right.
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Make a list of five to 10 things that bring you joy, and start to do them again.
Dating after divorce isn’t easy, and will require a great group of people surrounding you to keep you motivated and inspired!
That includes great head-to-toe shots as well as of you and only you! The horse that’s winning on the first lap might break its leg and might need to be taken out of the race.
When I say "date," I'm referring to the old-school style of dating — not sleeping together or hooking up.
I coach all of my clients through a “marriage map” exercise to create a road map of a partner that will make them happy, which is necessary to start picking the right people. Many women stare blankly at me when I ask this question, because they’ve been so busy taking care of everyone else around them that they’ve totally lost sight of what makes them happy.
Maybe it’s your buddies from work, school, your family, neighbors or kids.
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After you feel the chemistry, look carefully for the “interior” traits that count, like kindness, reliability, consistency, honesty and intelligence first. Is this person willing to accept you, your complexities, maybe your children? Are you on the same page with regards to finances, parenting, living situations, marriage or more kids?
Don’t rule out someone who is a little taller, shorter, skinner, heavier, a different color, older or younger than you “think” is your type.