Maybe he has shortcomings, such as a bad temper or he’s utterly heartless. Has he learned from the mistakes of his past marriage, or is he just reliving it all again?
[Read: 15 strange and unknown facts about divorce you probably don’t know] Though it’s tough, consider what your partner is going through too.
If you happen to be dating a divorced guy with a bad experience in his earlier marriage, he may not consider marriage again, or approach it with plenty of hesitations. No matter how cliché it sounds, there is truth in “it takes two to tango.” The marriage may not have worked out because issues they both haven’t addressed or weren’t able to deal with.
Take a close look at your boyfriend and see just why his wife left him.
If he still lives in his house where he used to live with his ex, then you’d have to be prepared. They will judge you and even stack you up against his ex.
Walk through that stage where they will look you up and down, as well as talk about you behind your back. So you have to learn to adjust to a new, and perhaps strange role of being like a stepmom to his kids. However, if your goal in a relationship is just to enjoy the dating part and are not ready to have instant kids, rethink going out with a divorced guy.
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.
He may also be having a difficult time adjusting to a new relationship after a failed marriage.
Therefore, do your best to be level-headed, kind, and considerate of what he may be going through.
In this day and age where divorce rates are high, it’s still curious why being divorced still catches flack. Consider dating a divorced man if you’re looking for someone eligible.
For most people, divorce implies failure, disaster, tragedy, neglect, nasty custody battles, nastier money issues, and irreconcilable differences. 14 things you should know when dating a divorced man So while dating a divorced man may be new and exciting to you, don’t let him swoop you off your feet just yet. Knowing where the divorce stands, and where he stands in the divorce, tells you just how committed he is in a potential relationship with you, and if you should be serious about the relationship.
However, keep in mind that you can’t please everyone. [Read: 9 naughty ways to keep romance alive when you have kids] #12 What about your own future kids with him?