Advice on dating a separated married man
But you're looking for a more casual dating or FWB situation, and you enjoy the person's company, I don't think there's anything inherently more risky about seeing someone who is separated than anyone else, provided you know what you're getting into. Long story short it is with the courts now but I'm legally still married. I met someone during my separation, and looking back with over a years perspective I don't see the reason it didn't work out having anything to do with my separation. He didn't want to initiate divorce for fear of losing son and also because both sets of parents apparently unable to accept their divorce. I bailed as there's no benefits in attempting to date in such situation. It's too much to gamble on someone who's going thru their own difficult life situation.
How much time, effort and attention can they give to you anyway I have to call bullshit on the advice to wait a year after a divorce and the statement that a separated guy is probably still too involved in his marriage.
I'm an engineer and trust me, I like my formulas. Compare to my youth, now I know what I want and I know how to stand up for myself.
I started dating again when I knew the divorce paperwork was presented to the judge and about to be signed off (NY has an online tracking system). I am also going to put much more of my priority to the relationship.
( still married; just saying…) Now before anyone accuses me of picking on men, let me hasten to say that separated women can be just as “challenging” to date as separated men.
And there’s a strong chance your separated man has a long way to go.
They went to counseling and tried to make it work but they finally called it quits and she filed the paperwork.