She feared he feared that if she did, she would be stuck dating old men like "George Hamilton." "I need to get back in the game," Bethenny said. I want to have fun." CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON COUNTESS LUANN'S WEDDING Yet Bethenny soon realized that it was harder dating as an older single woman.
But Bethenny was not waiting until her divorce was finalized to start dating.
She said in an interview in January that the divorce “is sort of like a drop of poison in the ocean . But her 21-year-old daughter Avery, who joined her in the bar, isn't ready for her mom to date just yet. And the other Housewives continued to be not impressed. But Ramona noted that she is trying to accept John and ignore some of his less desirable traits.Bethenny, meanwhile, felt Dorinda was always "selling" John to her whenever they hung out. "It's difficult for me to listen to half-truths," Bethenny said."I think the kind of guy that I would need to be with has to be able to handle me, which is a tall order,” she said.PHOTOS: Bethenny's yoga workout Frankel filed for divorce from her estranged husband, Jason Hoppy, in January 2013.