Since not everyone has that shoulder to lean on, we've gathered the best advice from other women who have been in your shoes.
We received a lot of inspiring advice on moving forward after divorce in our recent book give away contest.
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.
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.
Here are nine ways to get your divorced boyfriend to fall in love with you.
To qualify for the contest, readers were asked to give their best advice for newly divorced women.
Thanks to their great feedback, five lucky entrants received a free copy of the book How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed, a true story about a woman starting over after a divorce.