“We prepared ourselves to marry our ex-girlfriend or boyfriend, and then we never got married.
We cultivated love emotionally and exclusively, learned specifically how to love each other practically, and then we walked away.
You had too much going on during your divorce to possibly consider dating. This same script, I’m reminded, played out in the life of one of my favorite clients who fell in love with a separated man.
Therefore, you seem to think all men should feel the same way. But you are correct in proceeding with a sense of caution. Not because he listed himself as divorced but is really separated. He gave a lot to her during their time together, but, when it got right down to it, he really needed to sow his oats for awhile.
It bolstered my confidence for dating.” Claudia Barnett needed some alone time to heal before seeking a new relationship.