09/12/2013 06:26 pm ET Updated Sep 13, 2013

Dating After Divorce: How A Lie Helped One Man Find His Second Wife

Getting back into the dating world after a divorce can be tricky, and figuring out how to approach someone you're interested in can be even trickier.

Michael Solomon, the author of "Now It's Funny: How I Survived Cancer, Divorce and Other Looming Disasters," stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to share how he introduced himself to his second wife -- and it wasn't exactly honest.

"I saw her from afar and she was very beautiful so I just started to talk to her," he said. "Actually, I lied to her. That was the first thing I did. I said 'Do I know you?' knowing full well that I had never seen her before."

Check out the clip above to hear more from Solomon. Then, click through the slideshow below for our readers' advice on how to make dating after divorce less stressful.

How To Make Dating After Divorce Less Stressful And More Fun

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