Then, if you end up breaking up sooner rather than later that sets them up for a loss that was totally avoidable.
And if you really work at it, you can even vaguely remember how you were once head-over-heals in love with your ex.
So, you know full well that sometimes things that seem really amazing in the very beginning turn out to be pretty terrible in the end.
There were very few resources out there that spoke to the specific experiences or challenges that I was going through as a woman in a pre-committed (dating but exclusive) relationship with a divorced dad.
And even the advice I found on relationship forums from other women who have been on this journey was extremely varied at best (and vindictive at worst).
Your kids have had enough rough sailing for the time being.
The last thing they need is a bunch of waves created by moving too fast with your new boyfriend.
Many articles on the internet make broad generalizations about why you should or shouldn’t date a divorced man.
But, as you’ve probably experienced, there are lots of gray areas.
After all, you've worked hard to get to where you are today.
You remember the living hell that your divorce was.
Here are some guidelines to help you steer clear of trouble: Make It A Feature Length Movie, Not A Short Film.