If you’re anxious about not hearing from the guy that you like, this is what you need to know when waiting for him to contact you. So if you’ve just met someone, take good inventory of your emotions.Have you ever heard of a thing called ‘the three day rule? If you meet a guy observing this rule, don’t freak. Ask yourself why you’re so invested, in a stranger? If you’ve been dating a guy for awhile, and he doesn’t call or text when he says he will don’t freak out.Just like divorced women, divorced men are wounded. They want to be loved, they want to be treated with kindness, they want to feel appreciated, and they want to feel like they are still capable of being in a healthy relationship. Some divorced men want to fall in love right away, and some want to take their time.
"It's demeaning, as if he's a little boy." Instead, be specific—for example, tell him, "When you call me during the day, it makes me so happy to hear your voice," or "When you shovel the snow for us, it makes me feel so cared for!
He probably can't remember the last time he had a good time. Somewhere in between platonic-like touching and mauling makes a divorced guy happy.
Chances are, the last few months (or years) of his marriage weren't fun. He doesn't want you plopping yourself down on his lap and making out at the dinner table at a fancy restaurant. Unlike guys before marriage, divorced guys aren't into games.
And all the first “all by myself” milestones come and go.
Just because your marriage ends…doesn’t mean YOU end. You have a new, blank page, and you decide what that story is going to be. This blog is what it’s really like out there when you start over.