Dating a man with an ex wife
[Read: 9 easy things you can do to get his mom to adore you] #10 You may feel judged by his kids. Having kids of his own already, do you think he’s ready/wants more kids with you? [Read: 50 relationship questions to test your compatibility] #13 He may be traumatized. Perhaps his ex-wife has an addiction or mental disease *well, some guys would say their ex-wives are crazy*, or the whole marriage has been disastrous.
Either way, no one comes out of a marriage unscathed.
If he still lives in his house where he used to live with his ex, then you’d have to be prepared. They will judge you and even stack you up against his ex.
Walk through that stage where they will look you up and down, as well as talk about you behind your back. So you have to learn to adjust to a new, and perhaps strange role of being like a stepmom to his kids. However, if your goal in a relationship is just to enjoy the dating part and are not ready to have instant kids, rethink going out with a divorced guy.
While awkward, be polite and learn to set boundaries for yourself and for them as a divorced couple.
In fact, many people find happy endings after a couple *or more* divorces.Entertain the idea that he may not be too thrilled to integrate you into his circle too soon.He probably expects you to be discreet about your relationship for a while. With being discreet comes social media restrictions.[Read: How to get a guy to forget his ex and date you instead] #8 His place will remind him *and you* of his ex.If you think he is pretty much set and stable in life, think again. Cooking for your boyfriend in the kitchen where they might have had sex too. Once he introduces you to his family and friends *finally*, be prepared to be scrutinized and compared.
If you happen to be dating a divorced guy with a bad experience in his earlier marriage, he may not consider marriage again, or approach it with plenty of hesitations. No matter how cliché it sounds, there is truth in “it takes two to tango.” The marriage may not have worked out because issues they both haven’t addressed or weren’t able to deal with.