Relationship advice for dating a divorced man
For tips on how to enjoy a fulfilling relationship with a divorced man, heed the advice of Dr.
Christie Hartman, author of Dating the Divorced Man: Sort Through the Baggage to Decide if He’s Right for You.
Just make sure you’re not snooping through his Facebook history or trying to learn too much about his former partner.
Remember to keep the past in the past, and that delving too much will only make you miserable.
Because marriage is such a serious commitment, ex-wives tend to have more power than ex-girlfriends, even after the marriage ends.
They may need to speak often about their children and arrangements for care.
And while baggage doesn’t have to be a negative thing, it does create more challenges that you will need to be prepared for.
Tell us about the specific challenges…Well, first and foremost, all divorced men have an ex-wife.
This could be in the form of old photos, presents or anecdotes about things that happened when he and his ex were together.
Try not to let this bother you; everyone has memories which represent a different time of life.
When dating a divorced man, is there anything in particular that women should be wary of?