Without the pressure of all that, there's a lot more time and room in a relationship to actually be in the moment and enjoy getting to know one another without feeling preoccupied by future expectations. He has a couch instead of a futon, there's more than beer in his fridge and you aren't likely to have to forage through his bathroom in search of something that resembles toilet paper.
Aside from the whole divorce thing, he's likely to have his life together (and if he doesn't, run).
It's common knowledge that guys typically lag significantly behind women when it comes to acting their age, so is raising the dating age bar really that bad of an idea? Here are 11 reasons why: He's more likely to be responsible, and not in the “I ate real food instead of cereal for dinner” kind of way. I admit, initially this could seem like a downfall, but just remember, you're dating him — not his children. It's important to realize that by having children, he knows how to take care of and think about other people.
Rather, he is responsible not only for himself, but also for others. Yes, a guy who puts others first is a the marriage, kids, white-picket fence thing.
The good news is that you've found a woman you think you'd like to spend the rest of your life with.
The potential downside, however, is that your new romance is a package deal that includes the offspring of her prior relationship.
Whether you're the first man she has dated since her divorce or one of several, there's no reason to rush into a meet and greet with the kidlets.
For one thing, they need time to get used to the idea that their mother has her own needs for companionship.Well, you could find a younger guy who went through a 2004 Britney Spears-style wedding, but that would just be weird.There's also the possibility of meeting a guy who got married as a child (18-25), but got divorced by 30.He probably has a good job, since odds are, he's been there a while. Your life may be in a constant state of crazy and your mind may usually run in 12 different directions, but his stability is refreshing and helps to keep you balanced amidst the chaos of your world.Maybe in more ways than one, but he definitely has real-world experience and the benefit of the 20/20 hindsight vision you won't have for years.Sign Up for E-News Let’s examine why your happy, new relationship is being disrupted on an almost daily basis by a woman who is legally divorced from your man.