Dating a married man getting divorced
Unfortunately (or fortunately…depending on how you look at it), there is no simple mathematical equation, or test, or quiz that can predict whether or not your relationship will be a lasting success.Our life is an —not a foregone conclusion (and that’s a good thing! But the more aware you are of what, potentially, you’re getting into when you enter a relationship, the better you can mitigate your chances of heartbreak and relationship disaster.
In other words, what exactly is a separated man or divorced man?
What are they going through, and what should you be concerned about if you’re in a relationship with a man who might be in a given stage of divorce or separation?
Here are some of the basics to help you get clearer on his situation…
And ultimately help you get clearer insight on whether or not this is a relationship where you want to go into deeper levels of commitment.
The questions that follow each section are questions to consider when you’re thinking about whether to continuing seeing him—especially if you have the intention of dating with the purpose of finding a life-partner.
These questions might not be as important to you if you’re just dating recreationally and short term.
But if you’re trying to date with the intention of finding a life-partner, and are looking for a long-term relationship, the questions below will help you see his situation more clearly, manage your expectations, and decide whether you want to stay in the relationship or leave.
The Separated Man A separated man is one who is still legally married.
He might be in the process of divorce, or the divorce papers might not have been filed at all.