When it comes to dating, especially later in life, you are bound to date someone that has been divorced. Sometimes previously married men have more to offer than guys who have never taken the plunge.
Expert Jonathon Aslay explains why: Some men who have gone through the pains of divorce have come to the realization that they have made mistakes in the marriage and not only long to make progress in personal development, but hope to enjoy a healthy happy relationship with the right partner.
) 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.
That's why, Iris, 62, who met her previously married husband on JDate, sees "being divorced as a strength…if the man has learned about himself and is able to embrace change," she says.2. Joining lives can go more smoothly with someone who's done so with someone else.
Because the guy you are dating is divorced, he would be aware of the things that could go wrong in a relationship and he would be careful not to repeat the same mistakes again.
They may be trying to figure out why the last relationship didn’t work.
When a person gets married and divorced, such life changing situations teach him a lot and the level of maturity increases.
A divorced guy would be more mature than a bachelor who doesn’t have a lot of experience about serious relationships.
One of the most complicated aspects of dating after divorce with kids is deciding when and how often your new guy (or girl) will be around your kids.
Is it going to be one of those relationships that you keep separate from your kids and only get together when the kids are with your ex?