” for Divorce 360 Stacy Phillips featured in article “LA Law Firm Chooses Two Charitable Causes for Its 2008 Adopt-A-Center Program,” PR Newswire Stacy Phillips answers the question “What to do When Your Ex-spouse Threatens You or Your Family,” Divorce 360 Stacy Phillips named on the list of “Top 75 Women Litigators,” Los Angeles Daily Journal Stacy Phillips quoted in article “Public sue in Celebrity Divorces,” Divorce 360 Stacy Phillips quoted in article “Dating After Divorce: Tips to Help You Find New Love the Right Way,” Divorce 360 Stacy Phillips weighs in on the “10 Most Shocking Hollywood Divorces,” E!TV Stacy Phillips talks about “Going Solo on Valentine’s Day? Gadoua, who runs dating workshops for women, asks them to free-associate words that come to mind when they think of 'dating.' Not surprisingly, words like 'awful' and 'dreadful' come up.Of course, when you do meet, take basic safety precautions. Maybe one guy is very funny, but you enjoy another man's intellectual stimulation.But it's also tough, she adds, because once you're on the dating scene you can feel like a teenager again, in that shaky, unconfident, not-sure-if-he'll-call sort of way. Whether it's been one year or six since the divorce decree, you may never know with absolute clarity that you're truly ready for another relationship. ' Sit down and craft a statement of what, exactly, you're after. ' Online dating is not only mainstream, it's one of the best ways to widen your search, rather than just hoping that you'll meet someone in the coffee shop,' says Dr. And these days, there's a site for everyone, from e Harmony and Match.So how can you make post-divorce dating—whether you're looking for a good time or a good (relationship-minded) man—less daunting? Instead, 'it's usually clear when you're not ready,' says Susan Pease Gadoua, a therapist and author of That is, 'when the very idea turns you off.' But you can decide that you're ready to at least try. While it's not unheard of for a woman wounded by a painful divorce to make statements like 'all men are jerks' or 'all the good ones are taken,' that's obviously not a good mindset to have going into dating, says Dr. ' That kind of thinking can tank your mood—and cause you to limit your chances of getting out there and finding love.' By forcing yourself to keep your negative thoughts in check, you'll soon be in the habit of thinking optimistically, which will in turn make you more ready to date again. MORE: 7 TIPS FOR DATING WHEN YOU’RE OLDER, FROM THE EXPERTS 4. You've decided to start dating—isn't that your 'intention' right there? MORE: 7 ‘WAR & PEACE’ DATING TRUTHS THAT STILL HOLD UP TODAY 7. 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"Dating can be a way to sharpen your social skills, too." And, of course, a way to get out of the house and have some fun! But if you were thinking that searching for companionship online is strictly for losers or perverts, forget it -- that’s as outmoded as dial-up. Once you "meet" someone online, it’s easy, says Dr. Kirschner recommends, at least to start with, dating several guys at the same time.Read on for 10 tips that will help you get back in Cupid's good graces. Instead, “it’s usually clear when you’re not ready,” says Susan Pease Gadoua, a therapist and author of "Stronger Day by Day: Reflections for Healing and Rebuilding After Divorce." That is, “when the very idea turns you off.” But you can decide that you’re ready to at least try. While it’s not unheard of for a woman wounded by a painful divorce to make statements like "all men are jerks" or "all the good ones are taken," that’s obviously not a good mindset to have going into dating, says Dr. “That kind of thinking can tank your mood -- and cause you to limit your chances of getting out there and finding love.” By forcing yourself to keep your negative thoughts in check, you'll soon be in the habit of thinking optimistically, which will in turn make you more ready to date again. "Tell a friend where you’ll be and when you expect to be home, and meet for coffee in a public place," suggests Dr. "You can see what you might want in a relationship going forward," she says, even if it's not with any of these guys. "Just say, ‘I’m enjoying dating you, but I want you to know that for now I’m also seeing others casually." 10. Hopefully it's obvious to you that if you have children at home, you shouldn't bring dates around unless it's somewhat serious.Once the idea of going on a date comes into your mind and you don’t want to chase it out again, you’re at least ready to start, she says. Contemplating the dating scene, many divorced women feel not just garden-variety nerves, but "actual terror," says Dr. Just remember that your fears are normal -- after all, you are dealing with or have dealt with a major betrayal and upheaval -- and that you don’t have to jump all the way in. Tell a few trusted friends that you’re interested in meeting people. A divorcée may also feel that there’s something "wrong" with her since her marriage fell apart, says Dr. If that's the case, start training yourself now to recognize self-sabotaging thoughts, and when self-doubts start to pop up, "visualize a giant red stop sign, or a voice yelling, 'Stop! That said, don't let a fear of your children being upset or disapproving stop you from getting out there if you feel ready to.Article Roundup Awkward Bad Dates Book Break Ups Casual Dating Casual sex Cheating Commitment Date Like a Man Dating Dating & Finances Dating 2.0 Dating After Divorce Dating In a Big City Dating is Fun Dating Lies Dating Myths Dating Over 35 Dating Over 40 Dating Realities Dating Skills Dating The Crazy Douchey Guys First Date Etiquette First Date Sex First Impressions Happy & Healthy Hook Up Culture Latests Posts Meeting Men Meeting Women Moxie 101 NEW!The following is a representative list of Stacy’s TV/radio appearances, authored articles, features/profiles, quotes and more.