The Three Phases of Post-Divorce Dating

Sucks. Really Sucks. Doesn’t Suck.

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My friend actually went on a date with a girl who truly believed she was a druid and tried to convince him so.

The first phase is hope.

You will swipe happily. You will show your friends your matches. You spend a lot of time getting ready for dates. You feel like a teenager again and it’s god damn wonderful.

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The second phase is depression.

Looking back, it wasn’t that I didn’t want to lose him. I didn’t want to lose hope. Once lost, depression replaces hope.

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The last phase is joy.

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