Sometimes you've been unhappy for so long, you've forgotten what it feels like to be happy. So then when you actually are, how do you know it for sure? How do you know you're really happy, as opposed to simply being glad you're not miserable?
Sometimes when you're stuck in your own bad relationship, you think that everyone else has got it figured out. But when you come out of it, you'll find out that so many more people were in the same tough place.
Being a great parent isn't about grand gestures and once-in-a-lifetime events. It's about the little things, the daily rituals that your kid will remember as the joy of being with dad.
Sure, it's fun to let loose with a guys night out. But let the guys in to fill your new home with good energy.
When you first start dating again after divorce, you probably won't be at your best. Give yourself a break, know that you'll have a rebound. But do it right, don't be a mess, be fair to yourself and to your date.