And with the prevalence of cheating, a lot of times one partner has already begun a new relationship and the other partner is now seeking to get 'mine.' Once it's been decided by one, or both, partners to end the relationship, most typically both of partners start seeking a new relationship. If you really care about your new love interest then you'll apply more reason than emotion to your decision about dating while separated.Being separated and not dating is one of the hardest temptations to resist. You'll also make your decision about more than just what you want.They have given many examples of relationships that began quickly after a separation/break-up, so I am beginning to wonder if I am selling myself short – being too rigid.As a dating coach/expert, what do you think of the idea of dating someone who is still in the process of divorce?Relationships have gotten really complicated these days.With people marrying less and divorcing more, it's no wonder that the opportunity, and challenge, of dating while separated has become pretty commonplace.
You had too much going on during your divorce to possibly consider dating. This same script, I’m reminded, played out in the life of one of my favorite clients who fell in love with a separated man.One spouse must file a petition with the court and a judge decides issues of property, support and custody, much as he would in a divorce.At the end of the litigation, the court issues a decree of legal separation.Decide wisely because a lot of heartache is at stake.Unfortunately (or fortunately…depending on how you look at it), there is no simple mathematical equation, or test, or quiz that can predict whether or not your relationship will be a lasting success.