Before you consider getting back into the dating game, you’ll need some real honest talks with your ex. If your ex is hoping for a reconciliation, they’re not going to love the idea of you seeing someone new and dating while separated. You need some time and space to fall in love with yourself again first and foremost.
You might not want to talk to your ex about your current dating plans, but if you’re not divorced yet, it’s not the most honest thing to do. Before you can move on to a new relationship, you need to let go of the old one. Just let it run its natural course and do plenty to nurture yourself as you move forward. On the other hand, if you’re finding reasons to let things drag on, it could be that you’re finding excuses to hold back.
If you want to move on and date again, you need to be ready to finalize the end of your marriage.
Dating while separated, but not divorced is a tricky subject.
On one hand, it’s natural to want to find companionship and move on from your marriage.
But eventually, I realized this dynamic wouldn't change.
One of us would always act out if cheating was against the rules. What if we both admitted that, yes, we were sometimes tempted, and that sometimes we acted on that temptation?
The arguments started up again during my first pregnancy.
I was pretty sure Dave was sleeping with someone else while I was stuck at home.
I spend half a second staring at the diamond on my engagement ring before hiding my hand from my sight line. But in my marriage, having affairs works My husband and I don't talk about it.