Single man dating divorced woman

Although everyone knows the word “money” should have no place in the same sentence as love, the modern woman is savvy when it comes to her financial reality.

When you are older, established, and are pursuing romance with a financially settled man, the topic of divorce throws a wrench into the equation.

This can be endlessly frustrating, and more times than not, you will lose out on his time and attention when responsibility calls.

In the 1970s, television classic The Brady Bunch set forth a long-lasting, impractical, downright ridiculous expectation for blended families.

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As the new woman, it’s important to maintain a cordial rapport with her to ensure the harmonious relationship of everyone involved–especially for the children.

Along with his ex-wife and children, a divorced man can deliver up baggage in the form of required alimony payments, child support payments, and perhaps other personal debt unrelated to the divorce.

If his family stayed in their original home, then he may have a mortgage–or two–and a number of other expenses that support his former family.

Christie Hartman insists, “Some divorced men, especially if the divorce is recent, may be more interested in having fun than in having a relationship” (Match.com).

Hartman notes that a man’s confusion or indecisiveness about remarriage usually resolves itself after a few years of single life.

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