Divorced parents dating each other again

I’ve had the chance to meet Phil in person — and I’m thrilled to announce that he has a new girlfriend.

In fact, it was reading single parent blogs that inspired this single dad of two high schoolers to go back online!

“I was growing tired of spending most nights with just my kids and wanted to get out more,” Phil says.

We’ll look first at why couples do it, and then we’ll talk about some of the pitfalls.Whether you're six months post-divorce or six years, there is no "right" time to start dating. If you're dying to get out of the house, call your girlfriends for a night out. If you're looking to get your heart pounding, try some cardio."Perhaps a better question than when is why," says Christine Baumgartner, relationship coach at The Perfect Catch. Expecting dating to fulfill all your needs is unrealistic and might attract (or cause you to accept) people who aren't right for you.One of the comments I hear most often from my clients is how much better they are as roommates than they were as spouses.I can’t tell you why, but couples often find it much easier to stay in the same residence once they have resolved the issues of their divorce. First, there’s a reason the two of you are getting divorced.

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