As much as he may think he's ready to move on, chances are the separation is going to be tougher than he imagined.Simply put, if the timing is off, the relationship isn’t going to work.It’s natural to be curious about your partner’s past, but now is no time to go digging for details.
Even if the ex is rude or belittling to you, be civil and pleasant.
You may want to stoop to the same level, but being the bigger person will make the situation easier on the guy you like, and he'll appreciate you for it.
READ: 5 Reasons You Should Rethink Dating a 'Separated' Man But before you jump the gun and swoop up your newly divorced man, here are some things you should think about before dating someone who's still handling their split: When it comes to dating someone who’s going through a divorce, timing is everything.
In fact, you may even be surprised of how much of a difference even a few months can make.
Be willing to move at a slower pace with him, even encourage it.
You don’t want him rushing something with you to make up for what he's just lost. If it’s going to work between you, build a solid foundation before getting too deep.
If he and his ex have children, pets, or other shared responsibilities together, chances are you’ll cross paths with the ex at some point.
This will, without a doubt, be a REALLY awkward experience, but when it happens, it’s important to be friendly and polite.
For instance, dating a guy who’s been previously married proves that he has the ability and willingness to commit to one person.
More so, it’s also a sign that he knows what he wants in a relationship.
If those people liked him/her, then you may feel unwelcome or unaccepted. As much as you may feel like all these new people are judging you, chances are they’re just being protective over their loved one.