When you break up, it’s best to take it that it’s ‘done’ so that you don’t languish in limbo putting your life on hold and delaying processing your feelings.
Without committing to your relationship being over, you are trying to keep your options open, which is unfair to others you may become involved with.
Those in the first camp are ready to start dating again, those in the second aren’t.
Consider some recent conversations with friends and family.
A break-up, regardless of whether it’s messy or relatively clean, can take the wind out of anyone’s sails.
Spending every waking minute mentally dissecting that same relationship isn’t.
#3 You don’t cringe at the idea of someone taking you out to dinner.
In the midst of your “single power” phase, you may have wrinkled your nose at the notion of someone taking you out to dinner—or may have even been repulsed by the idea.
They end up alone in bed every night, holding their dick in their left hand while nervously clicking through hundreds of porn sites with their right hand.
No matter if you just come out of a long-term relationship and you unlearned how to date women or if you live a single life that can be best described as a never-ending dry spell, you have the right to ask yourself how to start dating again.