It's an old saying, but it keeps getting thrown around because it's true: You have to love yourself before someone else can love you."Know that it's okay to be exactly who you are," says Erik Newton, a former divorce lawyer and the founder of Together, a magazine and podcast for couples.
Your past experiences made you the dynamic and layered person you are today.
Trying something new will help you rediscover parts of yourself that might have gone missing — potentially help you meet a new love interest. Strike up a conversation with someone in the grocery line – whatever feels the most comfortable to you.
She also recommends switching up your routine, which could mean anything from taking a different path to your office to trying a new coffee shop instead of your old standby. House suggests digging deeper than you usually would in conversations to learn more about people, places, and things.
Make it "clear you're willing to discuss it, but that you've also put it behind you. If the topic comes up, you might say, 'I'm divorced.
I wish him or her the best, and we've both moved on.