Dating a man who is separated
Separated men don’t typically fare well on online dating sites.
That’s because any woman in the know knows how badly it feels to be involved with a man who is emotionally unavailable and, even worse, how it feels to eventually become his rebound relationship – the one from which SHE will never rebound with him.
Post-divorce is a time to separate from the role of spouse, redefine who you are, and accept a new identity and lifestyle.
While emotionally charged, this time can also be exciting and liberating, filled with new beginnings, freedom, relief, and hope for a better future.
That he wasn’t communicating with and seeing other women?
), he bolts and uses HER separated status as the excuse. The only thing she can do – SHE breaks it off with him (for now). Because it’s never what he wanted, not for the long haul anyhow.
Separation and divorce are two of the most emotionally draining, difficult, and painful life events someone can go through, and many married people will experience these stressors in their lifetime.
As a counter measure, many men deceptively list their marital status as divorced instead of separated in order to avoid this inevitable kiss of death.
Separated women, however, play by a much different set of rules.Potential legal issues may be time-consuming and can distract from other aspects of life.