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14 Authors Dish on the Dos and Don’ts of Second Chance Romance

Second Chances: A Romance Writers of America Collection

Today we're thrilled to host 14 of the authors from RWA's Second Chance Anthology. We love second chance romances, but any time you're revisiting a past love there are a few guidelines that may be helpful. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!

DON'T rush into anything. Was there a reason things didn’t happen the first time around? He/she might sweep you off your feet, but take a minute to breathe (or have a glass of wine) and think things through.

DO be up front. Make sure you’re on the same page and be clear about what you want—or how you want it. Ahem.

—from Christina Lauren, author of  The Fisher Men: Levi’s Story

DO learn from prior mistakes and aim not to repeat them. Reconnecting with an old love is an unique opportunity to have a 'do-over', and learning from previous missteps will hopefully lead to a better outcome!

—from Cassandra Dean, author of Scandalous

DO keep in mind why you got together in the first place.

DON'T assume he looks back on your relationship the same way as you.  

—from Tina Ferraro, author of One Hot Mess

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