You are both excited about the possibilities and terrified that you will find a loser.
You wouldn’t want a man who rushes right back into another marriage immediately after a divorce, would you? Timing is indeed everything and unfortunately, love alone is not enough. It’s that you don’t feel like a priority in his life. What good is it to marry him if you’re not important to him right now?
Don’t be fooled into thinking that a wedding day fixes anything.
All you should focus on is how you are being treated and loved right now. (By the way, even if a man is recently divorced, that doesn’t necessarily mean he has the need to go out and play the field. Some men really loved being married, and they do want it again, maybe just not right now.) Ultimately, it’s your responsibility to decide what your personal goals are, and if this man is on the same page as you are. The question to ask him is not about whether he sees a future with you, it’s about seeing what he feels ready for in general — with any woman. I know so many women go through this so if you’re reading this blog and have your own stories or questions, I would love to read your comments.
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Take a look to learn more and sign up for free today!Your divorce is over and you are ready to get out there and start dating again.I’ve been dating a man who’s been divorced for one year and has two children from his previous marriage.I care for him and we seem to have a great connection but I’m not always his priority.I’m ready to get married and have children, but I worry that he may want to play the field for a while. How long should a man be divorced before he is ready for a significant relationship? Dating someone who’s recently divorced can present some challenges.Typically, men who’ve been separated or divorced for only a year or two aren’t looking to walk down the aisle right away.