Dating after divorce is supposed to be fun. But somewhere between sifting through endless OK Cupid matches and stressing over what you and your date do -- or don't -- have in common, that first date post-split can begin to feel more like an audition than a fun night away from the couch.

But it doesn't have to be that way. To remind you how fun dating can be, we asked HuffPost Divorce readers on Facebook and Twitter to tell us how they stopped stressing and started enjoying dating after divorce. Click through the slideshow below for our readers' best dating advice, then head to the comments and tell us what made post-divorce dating less stressful for you!

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