Then: Dan, you don’t want to date the married, so don’t. Half the men who re-nup do so in about three years—leaving little time to bound at all once you factor in time to meet, court, and commit.
We only lasted a couple more months before the stress of seeing each other while she was still married overwhelmed us….. I just didn’t want to get into the whole “I’m in the process” conversation.
We said we would take it up when the divorce was complete, and the house was sold. They even had another baby after we had our relationship. Well, this relationship flourished and we started dating exclusively.
Well, this relationship flourished and we started dating exclusively. I felt that if I told him that truth he would be angry at me for not telling him sooner and not trust me….” Aaaand then, there are the folks who use separation as a testing ground for the supposedly-deceased marriage.
Consciously or not, these people are using you as a jealousy-inducer—a way to renew their marriage bonds and reinvigorate their spouse’s affections by showcasing how desirable they are to others: “….
Perhaps they’re ready for a new commitment, especially if the old one was broken long ago a’ la strangers under one roof.