How incredibly draining for you

Dating a divorced man depression

Hardly sexy in a potential new partner either. He acts like his divorce is no big deal. Depressed, angry, and mistrustful.

It amazes me how many men are two, three, even five years or more into their separation, and still not officially divorced. Maybe it has gotten messy. That being said, if your separated man was unfaithful in his marriage, you need to proceed very slowly and spend extra time assessing his character, behavior, and moral code.

If you chose to proceed in

As they say, actions speak louder than words. How incredibly draining for you. Whatever the case may be, these kinds of circumstances are extremely stressful for him, which will inevitably ripple into your relationship together in some way s.

He may not even be aware

If you chose to proceed in dating him, I caution you to proceed slowly and with eyes wide open. He may not even be aware of it.

He might feel he deserves more of a say, more control over how she spends the money, among other things. Now I must point out that some rebound relationships do have happy endings. It is a process that requires time, self-awareness and hard work.

Going through a divorce is a big deal. We know that the marriage is done. When a man has truly processed his divorce and moved on, he should be able to speak to it with compassion, kindness, and wisdom. This is a man who once loved his wife, believed in marriage and the family dream, and committed himself to making it work. Though his reasons for cheating were probably very valid and real to him, he and he alone decided to problem-solve his unhappiness by betraying his wife.

The high and excitement of getting involved with you is essentially distracting him from the pain of his divorce. Whether he was the perpetrator of infidelity or the victim, the tailwinds of cheating bring an ugly stench to the divorce process.