Dating going through divorce
You had too much going on during your divorce to possibly consider dating. This same script, I’m reminded, played out in the life of one of my favorite clients who fell in love with a separated man.
Some spouses are often hurt when their marriage ends, and have no interest in pursuing a new relationship.Lean on the Side of Caution While you may feel ready to jump back into the dating scene as soon as you can, there are many reasons that you might want to take your time and at least wait until the divorce papers are signed sealed and delivered, so-to-speak.Of course, one obvious reason is your own emotional well-being.Also, it seems that about 40% of the men who state they are divorced are actually still going through the process. That stated, I have come up to some heavy objection from both family and friends – hence I’m here.They have given many examples of relationships that began quickly after a separation/break-up, so I am beginning to wonder if I am selling myself short – being too rigid.Any advice would be wonderful- thanks in advance for your response!
Dear Sara, We all make judgments based on our own experience.
Sometimes people can rush into something after ending another relationship only to regret it later.
Plus, typically a divorce will take a lot out of you, including your time and attention, which means you might not have enough energy to give to a new relationship.
While your dating habits will most likely not hurt you legally, it could lead to a much messier and longer divorce.
That means you will probably be facing a much more expensive divorce as well.
As a dating coach/expert, what do you think of the idea of dating someone who is still in the process of divorce?