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If relevant, please include what state your divorce is taking place in as state laws vary. Divorce is one of the most painful experiences a person can go through. It's not worth ending things.

Please let someone help. Crisis hotline for vets. Military One Source http: Rule 1 of Divorce: You should always seek the advice and counsel of an Attorney, most especially if children and assets of any significant value are involved.

What are the pitfalls of dating after divorce?

There have been a few posts lately on the notion of dating after divorce. In all of them, people seem to be saying that it is a terrible idea to be dating "soon" with "soon" being defined in some cases as far out as a year or two after the divorce.

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But, I haven't seen a lot of explanations as to why it's a bad idea. I'm Hookup after divorce with a toddler new addition to the group, with my wife leaving me out of the blue in June. I'm not dating yet, but despite the situation with my ex-wife I haven't given up on the idea of love and marriage and hope to eventually start dating again. But I'm curious why it seems to be universally accepted as a bad idea to start dating soon? If someone feels ready one month out vs. What kind of issues can come up?

It'd be helpful to hear some stories if anyone is willing to share to illuminate this.

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General consensus is that, that close to a long term relationship, you may idealize the relationship at the expense of the person you're with. So, rather than connecting with the other person as a partner and human being, you connect with the idea of the relationship and what it should be, "Hookup after divorce with a toddler" rationalize or compromise whatever you don't like about the other person to fit the idealization of what the relationship should be.

Depending on how long your relationship was, you may also need to consider that what you need now is far different than what you needed before or what you had before. The idea of idealizing the relationship at the expense of the person you're with is a really good point that hadn't crossed my mind.

Thank you for bringing this up. My biggest suggestion is for you to be happy being alone before you try to date. I haven't given up on the idea of love and marriage and hope to eventually start dating again.

Divorce is a painful end...

You haven't given up on that idea. Imagine hearing those words right now.

From someone who isn't your ex. What does that feel like? Does it sound like the best thing in the world? Does it sound like a load of shit?

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