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3 Reasons to Make Some New Friends After Divorce

If you are having a hard time with your divorce, you should focus on finding some friends to help you through it. Even if your current group of friends is supportive, it is a good idea to seek out new relationships as you go through this ordeal. There are a few reasons for this.

Your Current Friends Know Both You and Your Spouse

Most couples have many friends in common. If this is the case for you, it may mean you have to share your friends, which can be complicated and even awkward. It can be difficult to truly confide in someone who may go tell your spouse what you said. This is why finding a new group of friends can be helpful. This allows you to talk to people who do not know your spouse and may never meet him or her, so you can be sure your thoughts and feelings will not be shared.

Your Existing Friends Are Probably Not Single Like You Are

Any friends you and your spouse share are probably married like you used to be. This can be great when you are a couple, since you can do fun couple things, such as going on double dates. However, when you are single and want to meet new people, hanging out with couples may not help. This is why it is good to meet a few new friends who are single, allowing you a chance to go out with them and possibly meet new people to date.

New Friends Can Introduce You to More People

Even if you currently have single friends, you might not feel comfortable dating within your current circle of acquaintances. For this reason, it is nice to get to know a whole new circle of friends. In doing so, you will probably get to meet people they know, including some of their friends that they might want to set you up with. Whether you are up for officially dating or just want to relax and hang out with some new friends, you will probably end up meeting several of their own acquaintances. Widening your group of friends is never a bad thing, especially when you are looking to meet someone special, and just gaining one new friend can help with this goal.

You might not feel ready to date right after your divorce, but this should not stop you from meeting new people who could become friends. This tactic could eventually lead to you getting a few dates, or even a new relationship. At the very least, you will have some new people to confide in, which is helpful since support from others is necessary during divorce.


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