Katie Holmes has been on her own for seven months now, after calling it quits with her husband of almost six years, Tom Cruise, last June.
But despite being single in New York City, the 34-year-old is reportedly cautious about getting involved with another man. According to RadarOnline.com, Holmes is taking things slow as she recovers "from the emotional scars" left behind by her tumultuous marriage to Cruise, whose "controlling ways" allegedly led to their highly publicized divorce.
“Katie’s in a dilemma, because she wants to date but is concerned where it could lead to from there,” a family insider tells Radar, adding, "She’s worried that if she commits herself fully to another man, she will have to give up the freedom she’s enjoying so much at the moment. As a single woman, she has no one controlling her nowadays, telling her what to do or who to see and she absolutely loves it!"
However, Holmes does miss having a companion and "doesn’t want to be alone for the rest of her life," according to the source.
But let's not forget about Holmes' 6-year-old daughter Suri, who has been keeping her busy in the Big Apple. Just this weekend the pair was spotted at a performance of "Cinderella" on Broadway and even got to go backstage to meet the cast, the New York Daily News reports.
“Katie’s got Suri for the time being, and she is her best friend, but she does eventually want to find a man she can be that close with as well," the source explains to Radar. “She’s just a little nervous and cautious about relationships still right now."