But on the other hand, I can see where Jonathon is coming from by saying someone should not have to fake or lie about who they are just to win a man or woman-it is “perceived” as degrading. I never realized how unbeneficial it is to date a divorced person; I never though about it before but it seems “for me” they are best to be avoided in dating, especially as Jonathon said, someone who married young and divorced 20 years later.…. Though Evan is right, if they would have told me before I become emotionally invested, I would not have even hesitated for a second to end the relationship.
Remember, there are some guys who have never been married who have kids, and there are some guys who have never been married but have dated a lot of women with kids, so they might be used to being around kids. The ability to be domestic, in other words, can he play house? Although, how do I know he wasn’t madly in love and then dumped? A guy who has never done that could have a commitment issue. There are advantages and disadvantages to both guys.Never badmouth the ex It’s really important not to insult or speak negatively about your date’s ex-partner, especially in front of his children.Even if he complains about her from time to time, don’t jump on board and don’t remind him of things he may have said in the heat of the moment.This could be in the form of old photos, presents or anecdotes about things that happened when he and his ex were together.Try not to let this bother you; everyone has memories which represent a different time of life.