Rules for dating a divorced man
We asked experts—and women who've dated (and even married!) divorcés—to explain the many upsides to seeing a formerly married man.1. As a marriage unravels, "wives are pretty verbal about what they perceive their husbands did wrong," whether it be too much time at the office or being an awful communicator, says marriage and family therapist Rachel Sussman."Well, ladies, guess who benefits from those lessons? If he has kids, he's more accepting of yours—or your childless status.On the one hand, Masini notes that these men won't amplify your ticking biological clock.So your boyfriend may be divorced, but that doesn’t mean he’s divorced completely from his old life.He’s still friends with those who are also friends with his ex.Discretion doesn’t just come mean hidden from public. Simply don’t advertise your relationship on social media just yet, especially if the divorce proceedings started.
He probably expects you to be discreet about your relationship for a while. With being discreet comes social media restrictions."Men with kids understand your schedule, lifestyle, priorities and responsibilities because they have a similar life experience," she says.11. At the very least, Moore says, divorcés are more money-savvy than pure bachelors.Odds are, "the divorced man has completed his education and is more settled in his career," since he had already hit the married life stage.While it’s natural to be curious, don’t be too pushy.Whatever you want to know, wait until your man is comfortable enough to tell you about it.