Dating a divorced man red flags
Entertain the idea that he may not be too thrilled to integrate you into his circle too soon.He probably expects you to be discreet about your relationship for a while. With being discreet comes social media restrictions.On the upside, everything in his life is pretty much figured out—kids, house, finances, and all that. Be prepared to have conversations about his ex, especially if the divorce proceedings are underway. ” He’ll answer stoically with, “I talked to her *the soon-to-be ex-wife*, and she wouldn’t agree to the terms of the divorce.” Then he might go on an angry and bitter tirade of how selfish, awful, or stubborn his ex is.Be secure enough about yourself to hear about the ex without overanalyzing things or taking it all too personally. While you lend your support for whatever your boyfriend goes through, you don’t have to know every detail of the divorce and even his past relationship.If he still lives in his house where he used to live with his ex, then you’d have to be prepared. They will judge you and even stack you up against his ex.Walk through that stage where they will look you up and down, as well as talk about you behind your back. So you have to learn to adjust to a new, and perhaps strange role of being like a stepmom to his kids. However, if your goal in a relationship is just to enjoy the dating part and are not ready to have instant kids, rethink going out with a divorced guy.[Read: The happy couple’s guide to social media etiquette] #4 He’s been there, done that.
With people getting married younger (have you ever watched “16 and Pregnant”? This leads to plenty of good-looking, eligible men on the market who have a past. However, there’s often a stigma that comes with the word “divorce”.
[Read: How to get a guy to forget his ex and date you instead] #8 His place will remind him *and you* of his ex.
If you think he is pretty much set and stable in life, think again. Cooking for your boyfriend in the kitchen where they might have had sex too. Once he introduces you to his family and friends *finally*, be prepared to be scrutinized and compared.
Some even cringe at the idea of dating a divorced man. Think about these things first and make sure you know what you are getting when dating a divorced man. Before even thinking about dating a divorced man, first know where the divorce really stands. [Read: 10 signs a past relationship is holding you from a better future] #2 You may have to be discreet for a while.
In fact, many people find happy endings after a couple *or more* divorces.