Reentering the dating world

For example, there’s another divorced woman in the neighborhood (or one of your friends) and she’s already dating successfully while you firmly believe you won’t find love again.

Remind yourself that people recover from divorce and find new love at a different tempos.

The reality star was quick to correct anyone who thinks her "love life" is being put on display.

Instead, it seems that the older we get, the less we date.

Once careers are solidified or children are grown, many couples realize that they've grown apart or don't really have much in common any longer.

Communication becomes difficult or practically nonexistent. For some couples, their beliefs or value systems might have shifted.

When you consider how many marriages end in divorce, it's not surprising that by your middle-age years you know a lot of people who are either looking for love, actively dating, deciding to live life without a partner or are on their second, third or even fourth marriages. CNN reports that although divorce rates have stabilized over the past several decades for the general population, they've risen among baby boomers.

According to a study by Bowling Green State University, divorce rate among couples over 50 more than doubled in the last two decades.

If you aren’t confident just yet, you can simply confident; eventually, the confidence will follow.

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