I wanted to share my tips on how to thrive while dating a divorced dad to encourage you in case it's a risk you're thinking about taking. It's OK not to come first in his life all the time When you date a dad, there's a fear that you have to compete with his children for his time and attention. No, you aren't always going to be his number one priority in life but nor should you be.I knew early on, that one of the reasons I loved him so much were his sound values.Sure, I’ve had my share of breakups that were hard to get through. When you go through a divorce a big part of who you were before changes.No matter how independent you are, to some degree your identity is tied up with being married and being married to her.You'll learn as you go, and maybe that means dating a divorced guy with a crazy ex and realizing it's not for you. The book covers several different topics and gives advice about what certain behaviors or attitudes of your boyfriend may indicate about whether your relationship is something worth investing in, and/or whether he is worth investing in.Reading a book isn't gonna protect you from learning what you need to learn for yourself. I bought this book to learn more about this subject and then to give it to a family member who is dating a divorced man.
Re-entering the social arena can be a bit daunting especially when her prospects will most likely be divorced men.If I read this when I was 25, maybe it would have been useful? I just saved you money on buying this book (you're welcome).But, love isn't supposed to be some rational endeavor. This is a great book for any woman dating a divorced man, and, in particular, one for whom you suspect may not have completely dealt with his divorce, or still has emotional issues surrounding his divorce, that may negatively impact you as you go forward in a relationship with him.If you’re a divorced guy, you don’t need to hear it from me: divorce sucks. Basically every student that attends our weeklong residential program in Los Angeles who’s divorced tells me that it’s the hardest thing he’s ever gone through in his life.What’s more, guys who have been through a divorce generally aren’t in a huge hurry to get back on the horse and start dating again. At least as much as someone who has never been there can.