After being hitched or in a relationship that is long-term it is an easy task to idealize the second individual you date. We may easily project scenarios onto people we have just met, fantasizing about the role they will play in our lives without knowing much about them because we have already been deeply connected to—or maybe married and had children with—our past partner.
However the truth about dating following a breakup is the fact that real way of measuring a suitable and desirable partner goes well beyond if they should be able to squeeze into exactly the same role as an ex. It really is about once you understand whom we have been and that which we want after which really getting to understand somebody as time passes. (meer…)