Pros and cons of dating a separated man
After going through a divorce for months (or years) it’s no wonder that you long to spend an evening talking to someone who doesn’t scream at you, and can talk about something other than whether you really need that much money to take care of the kids. Even if your spouse hasn’t paid attention to you in decades, the minute you start dating someone else, he will often become jealous, angry, and upset (go figure! That makes negotiating a settlement peacefully 1000 times harder. In some states, committing adultery can affect whether you get spousal support.When dating a divorced man, especially if the divorce is recent, it’s important to be cautious.If he shows any of the above red flags, it doesn’t mean he’s a bad guy, it means he’s probably not ready for a relationship at that time.When the only thing standing between you and your new life is a piece of paper that says you are officially divorced, it seems ridiculous to continue to act like you are still married.