Too many men seek out a new relationship before the dust has settled on their divorce, says psychologist Sam J.
Buser, Ph D, coauthor of The Guys-Only Guide to Getting Over Divorce.
Call up old friends, join a softball team, a club, or a professional association. Just don't make the mistake of expecting your kids to be upbeat about it.
"Expand your social and professional network to avoid isolation." He also says that the aftermath of a divorce is great time to go back to school. "The last thing the kids want to see is parents getting involved with someone else," says Gordon E.
The ratios are similarly favorable throughout the country, according to (For gay men and women, the dating and partnership landscape has not been researched as carefully.
Many studies and surveys lump the LGBTQ community in with straight "singles," resulting in data that's not reliable for anyone.
"You don't have to drink every day to have a problem," Buser says.