Dating such a woman will require some patience as she sorts out her feelings about the end of her marriage.
She is very likely to have moments of elation that an unhappy chapter has closed, as well as bouts of sadness or regret.
But much of this too is to avoid the complex array of losses and challenges divorce presents a man.
A woman who is dating and going through a divorce at the same time is dealing with two potentially complicated relationships, where one is ending and one is just beginning.
Strategic reasons not to date before divorce Emotions are raw during a divorce.
When you start seeing someone else, it is like rubbing salt into your husband's wounds.
No matter how enlightened we are as a culture, it is still uncommon for men to be the primary caregivers, and women the financial provider.
Despite the security and sense of identity traditional marriages provide, they enable men to neglect the particular areas of personal growth that separation and divorce forced them to face.
You’ll definitely need to accept this man’s ex-wife, but that’s as much as you need to do.