Dating a divorced older man with children
We asked experts—and women who've dated (and even married!
) divorcés—to explain the many upsides to seeing a formerly married man.1. As a marriage unravels, "wives are pretty verbal about what they perceive their husbands did wrong," whether it be too much time at the office or being an awful communicator, says marriage and family therapist Rachel Sussman.
I don't like the idea of him having his own children along with our children (if that happens). I want to be cherished not thought about in relevence to a strategic puzzle. Maybe he thinks it is too soon for his kids to meet a new person...Sign Up for E-News Let’s examine why your happy, new relationship is being disrupted on an almost daily basis by a woman who is legally divorced from your man.Acceptable communications from your boyfriend’s ex should be important to both of them and the key word here is "acceptable".Many daters associate divorced people with excess baggage.While there can be some red flags (like if his relationship ended because he was unfaithful), people who've been through a divorce tend to have a deeper, more realistic perspective on marriage than those haven't.
These can be great perks," says licensed psychotherapist Tina B. They're also more "willing to share their feelings and tackle the tough topics," says relationship expert Lori Bizzoco, founder of Cupids "Men who are divorced enjoy companionship that they were familiar with having been married before," says La Pronda, 43, who's dated both never-married and divorced men.