I have met men from all walks of previous relationship statuses, and I've been particularly enlightened by my chats with divorced men.
I feel like sometimes when you go through something in life, and it doesn't work out the way you want it to, you learn more about yourself than you would have if it worked out.
Being a newly divorced woman isn't easy, but it's a journey that we must all go through when our marriage ends.
It helps to talk to others who have "been there and done that" to get their perspective.
Since not everyone has that shoulder to lean on, we've gathered the best advice from other women who have been in your shoes.
We received a lot of inspiring advice on moving forward after divorce in our recent book give away contest.
If you would like to offer your advice to other divorced women, just use the form at the bottom.Julie, 50, from Denver, thought she'd be able to handle her divorce."I'm a strong person, I own my own business and I'm a professional speaker," she says.In general, I think divorced people are full of sage nuggets of wisdom that seem so simple on the surface, yet ring so true when I think about them in the context of my own romantic relationships.So rather than keep these insights that I've gathered to myself, I wanted to share them, so that they can potentially help others work through their own relationship issues."In my opinion it is impossible to be with someone on [a romantic] level if you do not take care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally.