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So he stayed ‘married’ to me until I [could support myself]….That’s a long time to be legally married to someone that has clearly moved on (he moved in with his girlfriend after about a year).I needed to be there 100% for the kids and myself, and new romantic partners, whether they know it or not, are just as needy as a new pet.You have to have the time and energy (and inclination) to work at a relationship. If you were madly in love, knew his circumstances better and felt good about them, the divorce was definitely finalizing soon, and somehow you’d found ways to mitigate the Stress, then I might advise you differently.Today’s quotes came from the following letters Wise Readers generously shared privately and gave permission to re-print: (Letters were edited for length, and some details were changed to protect anonymity.) From a man: …. The most difficult part is deciding whether or not to tell potential dates about my “I’m almost officially divorced” status. I met this really great guy about 6 months after my separation.
They might fear rejection; they may not have thought through the consequences.And evolutionarily speaking, women might accurately feel they are running out of time; with every decade past men’s 20s, guys who can snag ever-younger partners do, leaving straight women of their own cohort short of available mates: “….[My now-ex] said I had no right to date because we were ‘still married’, ha!