Dating the divorced guy
[Read: 9 easy things you can do to get his mom to adore you] #10 You may feel judged by his kids. Having kids of his own already, do you think he’s ready/wants more kids with you? [Read: 50 relationship questions to test your compatibility] #13 He may be traumatized. Perhaps his ex-wife has an addiction or mental disease *well, some guys would say their ex-wives are crazy*, or the whole marriage has been disastrous.
Either way, no one comes out of a marriage unscathed.
While awkward, be polite and learn to set boundaries for yourself and for them as a divorced couple.
One or both of them may still be bitter about their past marriage or the divorce. Just remember to be the bigger person and don’t make the situation worse for your guy.
Discretion doesn’t just come mean hidden from public. Simply don’t advertise your relationship on social media just yet, especially if the divorce proceedings started.
Unless you want to be portrayed as the home-wrecker.
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?
And one remains a trusted friend to this day (and I'm glad).[Read: The happy couple’s guide to social media etiquette] #4 He’s been there, done that.He may not feel as excited about the whole idea of marriage, especially after coming off a rough one. The thing is, he might be jaded about the whole thing after what he experienced.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.
So your boyfriend may be divorced, but that doesn’t mean he’s divorced completely from his old life.