For the record, I am not dating but I often get asked if I am. Usually, I take it as a compliment – I interpret it to mean I’m someone who’s fun to be with. Occasionally it can seem like an intrusion and when “yet” is appended, I take it as an insult, implying there must be something wrong with me.
Thankfully, the days of rigid rules of etiquette are gone and what I’ve learned from talking to divorced women, is very simple: start dating when you’re ready. For some people that may be right away. For others, like Maryan in Lafayette, Colorado, it can be a lot longer. Listen to Maryan tell her own story: