Dr. Romance Video: Reluctant to Marry Again

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Dr. Romance Video: Reluctant to Marry Again
Doctor Romance has some Happiness Tips for recovering from divorce.

4. This is an important time to have your friends or family around you, you need support. Don't isolate. You don't have to go right out and date again (go slow with that) but you should have a social life with friends and family. Even if you don't think you feel ready to see people, see your closest friends and spend time with them. They'll help you heal, and remind you that you still have people who love you. Spend a lot of time with people you trust.

5. Focus on building your life. This is a great time to try something other than a relationship -- take a class, start a new business or career, get a puppy. Give yourself plenty of time to heal before taking another chance on love.
Adapted from Love Styles: How to Celebrate Your Differences

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