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Don't date before divorce, judge tells women
Dating and living in sin* during divorce - Stowe Family Law
I get so many emails asking me about whether to date someone who is separated, recently divorced, or even fresh out of a breakup that I wanted to tackle this tricky subject. It would be handy if we could avoid the vulnerability that comes with doing the due diligence and taking appropriate action where needed. I personally know people who have gotten together while one party was separated, and in one case the wife refused to sign so they had to wait for it to lapse and got married as soon as it did a few years later, and in the other instances where it worked out, there was no faffing about with the divorce, Future Faking etc. Avoid falling into the trap of not seeing the wood for the trees:
Dating during divorce—should you?
If you have come to the end of a long term relationship and are ready to start dating again the whole thing might seem confusing. They will have spent a long period of time being part of a couple of developed a sense of self intertwined with this partnership. What do I like? What do I want from life? You can grieve the loss of control, connection, change of circumstances, sense of self and also the potential for what might have been.
S ometimes two weeks away with someone, without the blessed relief of the working day and a bit of overtime, can really clarify why you might not want to spend another day with them. A new study suggests that the number of people filing for divorce spikes after the summer holidays. Two sociologists at the University of Washington analysed 15 years of divorce filings and found that the period just after winter, and again after the summer holidays, were peak times for deciding on divorce.