Question: How long after a breakup is it acceptable to date?

Many times, people are ready to start seriously dating anywhere from six months to a year after a major breakup, but it still largely depends on the length of time they spent in the relationship, Alexis Nicole White, an author and relationship expert, tells Bustle.

Is it bad to date right after a break up?

Though time can heal the wounds of relationships past, theres no hard-and-fast rule about how soon you should date again after a breakup, Goldenberg said. The ways in which you heal during your time as a single person are more indicative of your readiness to date, she said.

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