He might have been divorced for a year and totally over his ex-wife, and the situation and they have is an amicable co-parenting agreement.

Maybe he’s ex-wife is super friendly and welcomes you into his life!

If you’ve been dating for a while and are looking to continue seeing each other, especially if you are dating with the intention of looking for a life partner, it’s not unreasonable to ask about the circumstances of his divorce.

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You have to acknowledge and be aware of the facts of the relationship, such as his availability when it comes to his caring for the kids, his financial obligations to his ex (if any), and where he is right now with his emotional readiness to date other people.

If you go into your relationship hoping for spontaneous weekend trips to Cabo or Vegas, but his weekends are about shuttling his daughters to music lessons, soccer practice or helping with a science project, you will be disappointed. And with regard to his readiness to date other people, be aware of, or to try to, discern whether he just wants to date for fun right now or if he is looking to date with the intention of finding a long-term partner.

He may need to communicate with his ex because even if the divorce is final, they might have other things to work out like childcare, or questions and issues about the property they co-owned.

But knowing if they still communicate, and why, will help you manage your own expectations about your relationship with him.

Unless he owns a Major League Baseball team, or founded an internet search engine, his available funds probably took a big hit with the divorce’s legal fees and the ongoing alimony and child support.

This man may to take you to the finest restaurants, whisk you a way to an elegant bed and breakfast for the weekend, or dress you in jewels, but in some cases his bank account won’t allow these kinds of activities right now.

But if you are considering him as possible life-partner, it’s good to know what you’re getting into, so you can decide, very consciously, whether you want to wade into deeper levels of commitment with him.

Here are some questions to consider: Did he leave Was there infidelity? It’s good to know why they decided to split up and how the split went.

Typically, when a divorce is final, it means that both parties have reached an agreement on custody and how to split up their mutual assets such as the house, investments, the pets, etc.