“It’s common for people to feel nervous,” she explains.
“When you’ve gone from being ‘two’ to ‘one’ and you haven’t been alone for a very long time, it’s difficult to reformulate that sense of self and do things on your own – or with a stranger. ” Amanda says there’s also a bit of grief that comes with getting back on the dating cycle as well.
So rather than thinking about how to tell someone your life story, ask yourself if they really need to know this information.
Thinking this way can be more empowering and validating of where you are in your life.
It’s pretty common to be going through a divorce and you should feel ok about mentioning this.