As you're swimming through the dating pool, you’re
going to come across plenty of men who are divorced. Maybe
you are even divorced yourself too.
Divorced men can be great to date.
They may have a lot going for them:
- They understand what it’s like to go though a divorce
- They’ve proven they can make a commitment (sort of)
- They know how to be a life partner, and
- Hopefully, they’ve learned a few lessons from their
divorce about how to make a woman happy!
But like everything, there can be downsides to dating
a man following his divorce- especially
if he starts dating too soon.
To help avoid broken hearts, it’s helpful to
know the signs that a man is ready to date after his divorce.
Although these signs won’t fit for every man
in every circumstance, they are a good general guideline.
Plus, you can use them to determine if YOU are ready to date
after your own break up.
5 Signs a Divorced Man is Emotionally
Ready to Date
1. The Ink has Dried on His
Legal Divorce Documents
Almost always, it’s a bad idea to date a man who is
only separated, or whose divorce is still in the works. In
these cases, the situation is just too fresh for him to make
a great partner for someone else. If he’s really that
perfect of a match for you, he’ll still be available
when the ink dries.
2. The Divorce has been Official
for at Least 6 Months
It takes time to grieve and heal after the end of a marriage.
It can’t be rushed. It will likely take more than 6
months for a guy to be ready for serious dating. In fact,
it often takes 1-2 years to properly process a divorce on
an emotional level and truly be present enough to start another
3. His Mood is Stable
As you know, along with a divorce comes lots of negative feelings
to deal with and just when you think you’re done, it
starts up again. This emotional roller coaster is no fun to
be on, never mind be dating someone who is still on it! So
beware if he seems needy or clingy. Ditto if he often gets
distant or withdrawn. All are signs that he’s got more
healing to do and isn’t yet ready for real romance.
4. Only a Few Mentions of the
Does his ex come up in conversation a lot? Or does he still
use “we” when referring to her? Or worse, does
he lean on you for support about his relationship with his
ex? Nothing is a more sure sign that someone is not ready
to date than these signals that she’s still not far
from his mind.
5. Infrequent Contact with
Hey, it’s ok to stay friendly with your ex if that works
for both of you. But beware if he still sees or talks to her
frequently. More than occasional contact with an ex is a clear
sign that part of him is still wrapped up in their connection.
As you remodel your sense of identify from duo to solo and
build new support systems, the ex’s importance should
gradually recede into the background. If she’s still
in the foreground- there’s no room for you!
With these signs in mind, you’ll be prepared
to determine if a divorced guy is really ready for love.
When in doubt, go slowly and give your new bond a chance to
blossom over time.
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