Dating after a 4 year relationship

So a fling or one-night stand after a breakup may not be a bad thing—but if you're looking to get into another serious relationship, you're probably better off waiting until you're more or less over your previous have to come to terms with your new life as a single person.On the other hand, you might need less time if your relationship was very short.

If you dated someone for a year or more, you may need three to four months.” If you’re single and all your mates are happily loved-up, broaden your support network.“Sometimes transitioning from breakups and back on the dating scene can be difficult,” says Amanda.“You don’t need to avoid your married friends, but you can’t expect them to go out clubbing with you if they have kids and a husband at home.

Try and seek out a buddy who is in a similar situation.

You need to feel comfortable with where you are at in your life stage.