Do you find yourself thinking about him or her more than you’d like to admit?
If you’re more of a pessimist than an optimist when it comes to finding someone special, you’re not quite ready to get back into the dating scene, as you’re actually setting yourself up to fail.
In fact, your negative expectations will likely become a self-fulfilling prophecy, and dating will be far more of a chore and a bore than an opportunity.
However, if you feel in your gut and in your heart that you need more time, you should take it, no matter what others may be telling you.
As soon as you’re excited and energized about the prospect of meeting someone new, it’s likely that your future dating experiences will be far more prosperous.
Here are some signs that it’s a healthy time to start looking, as well as some red flags that suggest you’re not quite there.