When my marriage ended, it left a huge void that I desperately needed to fill, and quickly. Along with my divorce came the unbearable feelings of rejection and being unlovable.
To avoid these feelings, fill the void, and distract myself, I turned to dating. And it turns out, it was much too soon. What seemed like a harmless distraction soon became what I needed to feel wanted and loved.
This was a way to avoid doing the harder work of learning to love myself instead of needing outside validation to feel good about myself.Read more on tinybuddha.com