The majority immediately scramble to salvage their marriages, citing family or finances, prepared to agree to anything to keep their world in tact.Often this is in reaction to the shock, and not being prepared.No matter how enlightened we are as a culture, it is still uncommon for men to be the primary caregivers, and women the financial provider.
I don’t have a wide network of people where I live, so I’m online.
What I’ve noticed is that no woman seems to want to touch me with a 10 foot pole because I’m ‘separated.’ My divorce is pending and will be finalized in September (it’s written better in the profile).
One of the most common temptations people fall for when a relationship is ending is the desire to find a new love - Often these people have been unhappy and missing love, companionship and sex for a longtime, and so there's a real pent-up, unmet need for love.
Since I counsel men and women before, during and after a relationship or marriage, including through a divorce, I frequently see people dating when separated.
Decide wisely because a lot of heartache is at stake.