No interest in dating after divorce
Why you should steer clear: If he's still raging about how she did him wrong, he's got, ahem, some issues to sort out.
"A lot of the divorced men I meet are eager to have 'dump on your ex sessions,' says Jennifer*, a 32-year old who got married at 24 and divorced at 26.
Then, Neuman suggests choosing a setting where the focus will be on an activity, not "getting to know each other better." Meeting at a playground or going to see a baseball game will be easier for kids than making conversation with a stranger in a restaurant.It is an argument for honest, direct dialogue with kids about new relationships: Why Mom or Dad wants one, what Mom or Dad will doif a new relationship becomes serious, and how Mom or Dad's relationship with the child will be affected. had been divorced for six years when she announced to her children that she was thinking ofstarting to date again."They fell on the floor laughing," she recalls."They told me I was too old to date."Since then, Eva and her 13-year-old son have had many discussions about her relationships with menand his with girls. And he can't wait to hear all the ugly details of your divorce.And a heated trash-your-ex session can get you all hot and bothered—in a good way.