Dating men in divorce
He recognized that by trying to always be the “good guy,” he let people take advantage of him.He ignored the red flags in his relationships because he always wanted to see the best in people.I have found that men who have been married are a bit more structured and familiar with the little things.They seem to naturally have more of a routine and offer to do things that a lot of men who have never been married would not think to do for another person.
There was nothing EJ could do to change the situation he was in; he was responsible for paying alimony, child support and his ex-wife’s debt.
Sometimes a break up can be prevented by ensuring that you deepen her love, respect and attraction for you and get the pillars back in place, while other times (e.g.
when you’re not compatible) a divorce is an inevitability.
“EJ” was always the guy people counted on—smart, driven, loyal. Needless to say he was devastated when his first marriage turned into a mess.
It gave him a sense of purpose, made him feel good.