Dating a separated person

31-Oct-2016 16:27

Any advice would be wonderful- thanks in advance for your response!

Dear Sara, We all make judgments based on our own experience.

It wasn’t a question of whether he and his wife were going to divorce – the relationship was toxic, the lawyers were in place, it was definitely over. They were well-matched and perfectly adorable together. You can listen to all these stories, but they won’t inform YOUR situation.

The real concern was whether this guy needed time and space after the demise of his marriage. Here are the three points I’d like you to take away from this blog post: A person who hides his separation online isn’t necessarily a bad person.

Every state has different laws related to separation.

This article is intended to make the process of legal separation easier to understand for NC residents.

” In it, I concluded that it’s up to the individual. And just cause you WANT to move on from your previous relationships does not mean you’re really READY to. Generally, if you’re dating immediately after divorce, you’re hurt, reeling and looking for a safe harbor in the storm that is singledom. He thought he was ready for another committed relationship but needed a break before moving ahead. He told her he’d come back after he had time to sort things out. Very reasonable men want to love again, and are shocked to find out that it’s not possible.

Therefore, you seem to think all men should feel the same way. But you are correct in proceeding with a sense of caution. Not because he listed himself as divorced but is really separated. He gave a lot to her during their time together, but, when it got right down to it, he really needed to sow his oats for awhile.

Currently, I am using online dating to meet new prospects, though I choose not to date anyone who is going through divorce.

I am divorced and have been for two years and am of the opinion that there is too much other stuff going on in one’s life during a divorce to date, as well.

However, your safest bet is to move into a totally separate residence at a separate location.

The other component of a separation is the intent of at least ONE party to be separated.

Therefore, you seem to think all men should feel the same way. But you are correct in proceeding with a sense of caution. Not because he listed himself as divorced but is really separated. He gave a lot to her during their time together, but, when it got right down to it, he really needed to sow his oats for awhile.

Currently, I am using online dating to meet new prospects, though I choose not to date anyone who is going through divorce.

I am divorced and have been for two years and am of the opinion that there is too much other stuff going on in one’s life during a divorce to date, as well.

However, your safest bet is to move into a totally separate residence at a separate location.

The other component of a separation is the intent of at least ONE party to be separated.

In the state of North Carolina, a couple must be legally separated for one year and a day before they can file for divorce.