You must know who you are and where you are in your post-divorce evolution. Take the time you need to build a good relationship. If you still regularly think about your ex or have become preoccupied with how they might be spending their time, your mind is not open for the experience of a new relationship. It's not easy to let go. This is completely normal. It comes off as angry and bitter, and you don't want your date to think you are either of those. Don't look for too much too quickly, you'll be disappointed.
And being married, no matter the circumstance, precludes you from being able to fully commit to even just one date.
7 Signs You're Not Ready To Date
Help answer questions Learn more. If you have not been divorced for at least a year, you are not ready to date. When going out and being social in general terms feels more comfortable, it may be a sign that you are better equipped to start dating. Focus on getting to know your date and leave your baggage at home where it belongs. Anger tends to be taken out on those with whom you spend time. Some take longer than others. And they should be answered with some real thought and consideration.