Tired of having your relationship ruled by his ex-wife? In today's world, separated and divorced men comprise nearly 40% of available men.
However, these men differ from the typical single bachelors you're used to dating--they can come with many unexpected challenges, such as children, difficult ex-wives, substantial financial obligations, and unresolved grief, guilt, or anger.
Be particularly cautious if he's already looking for Spouse #2. Periods of adjustment are to be expected, especially if things heat up.
Your book details the pros and cons of dating divorced men. They’re mostly pros, which is good news if you’re divorced. They want to get back out in the game and feel like they can have good luck. These are the kinds of things that can be problems but they don’t have to be.I’d love for you to share some of your top ones with our listeners. Usually, if a man deals with his baggage or the issues that are divorce related, then he can move forward into a new relationship with great success. ___ The above is an excerpt from Jasbina’s interview with Christie Hartman.While you may have help that frees you up for the occasional vacation, dating with kids at different ages and stages can pose logistical and financial challenges, much like age-stage differences in the couple itself. Do listen if he says he isn't interested in helping to parent your kids, he's tired of you only being available for a weekend relationship, or he can't afford to pick up the financial slack for a single mother with children. So do Johnnie and Janie, Fido and Tabby, not to mention the hamsters, Mutt and Jeff.And that's despite the fact that you're working two jobs already, and he may be working two jobs of his own. The neighbors like him, too, and he and his ex seem very friendly.___ : Have you seen any successful experiences when dating divorced men? The entire interview transcript is at: Christie Hartman Interview – A Man’s Guide to Success with Women Listen to the entire interview on: Intersections Match Talk Radio – Jasbina’s Lifestyle Show Listen to the entire interview on Blog Talk Radio: A Man’s Guide To Success With Women – Christie Hartman Listen to the entire interview on i Tunes _____ The uniqueness of Intersections Match comes from the life experiences of its Founder, Jasbina Ahluwalia.
As a former practicing lawyer who also holds a graduate degree in philosophy, Jasbina can relate first-hand to the demands and challenges facing her accomplished clients.
All I can say is this: Listen to your gut, listen to your gut, listen to your gut -- no matter what others think and how good things seem on the surface.
Be sure to take your time to get to know him, his family, his friends, his co-workers. There is never a good reason to rush a relationship -- especially if you have kids.
So here goes -- one single mother's set of red flags when it comes to dating divorced men, culled from a very long decade of post-marital dating experience. Do be careful of the divorced man who is only recently out of his marriage.
Unless of course you're looking for a fling (like him), looking to experiment (as is he), or looking to get your heart broken. Do pay attention to what your kids think of him, and what his kids think of you.
what with climbing in and out of the divorce dating pool for years.