Dating for divorced christians
Nearly all churches have a “doors open” policy when it comes to admitting and accepting new members into their congregations so church is one of the easiest and most natural ways to meet people anyway (no pick-up line necessary).
There are countless divorce support groups out there; if you can find one tailored specifically to Christians then that's great but any divorce support group should definitely be considered (rather than trying to be your own support or seeking support from those too close to the situation).Chances are you already know of a few attractive single individuals in your own church, though divorce does have a way of bringing out the judgmental side of some people and you may have already been cast in somewhat of a negative light, particularly if you and your ex-spouse attended church together regularly.If you feel as though you've had a giant “D” painted on your chest at your church though, don't sweat it; that's their problem (God is not a fan of people playing God, and God has not condemned you) and it's a perfectly nice opportunity for you to try out some new churches and meet some new people (including potential dates).Don't advertise the fact that you've been divorced (when someone asks if you're married, “no” is every bit as honest as “I'm divorced”) but there's no shame in letting people know that you're single.Consider online dating as a possibility as you put yourself back out there too.Christian dating, in a massively sexualized and (arguably) immoral modern society, can be quite a challenge in and of itself.
Trying to do it a second time around, after your first marriage has fizzled out, can seem pretty much hopeless.
The months immediately following divorce should probably be spent revaluating yourself as a single individual, as opposed to half of a unified entity.
When one spends enough intimate time with another, a bond is built which has a way of making both partners feel one with each other; this is a beautiful aspect of love but it can also be a hard thing to shake when that love disappears.
They problem is that the sexual landscape for Christians has changed tremendously during my lifetime.
Even very Church oriented Christ centered Christians are having a hard time staying sexually pure.
Study them and memorize ones you can bring to mind in the moment.