Fortunately, I came to my senses and realized that asking my date to stop at a pawnshop to make the purchase might seem odd.
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Most people dash into dating before their weary, wounded heart is ready.
Loneliness is a compelling motivator to “get on with your life” but understand that you are extremely vulnerable.
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“If I had a gun right now I’d shoot you, and my ex-husband.” No words were verbalized but the hazardous thoughts charged through my brain.
Sitting next to me was the unsuspecting gentleman who had foolishly asked me out on a date and then had the misfortune of my accepting.
My obnoxious mood was the result of the recent abandonment by my husband. The loneliness was overwhelming and I naïvely assumed an innocent date would be the cure. Images of me snarling “Make My Day” as I gradually inched out the same cool one-sided grin that Clint Eastwood flaunts in Dirty Harry danced in my head, with gun in hand.
If timed properly, and prepared for, it can be a fascinating season in life.
In my eighteen years of leading divorce recovery ministry I’ve observed men and women of various ages transition back into dating.