On top of his more obvious qualities, Pardeep has taken the time to actually look at her profile, and write a chatty and engaging message. Lucy is always keen to go for drinks with an attractive man who is interested in her. After all, this is exactly the entire point of online dating. But already there is a red flag:
Red Flags: Would You Date Someone Who Was Newly Separated? | HuffPost
But would it be wise for you — a woman who is ultimately seeking a serious relationship — to throw caution to the wind and dive right in? The bottom line is that going through a divorce requires a lot of him — he must grieve, heal, hash through legalities, potentially adjust to single parenting and financial limitations, as well as rediscover a new sense of who he is today. It is a process that requires time, self-awareness and hard work. I also hasten to add that not every separated man is disastrous to date — and should be considered as a unique individual.
Red Flags: Would You Date Someone Who Was Newly Separated?
Getty Dating after divorce is tricky. First you have to figure out if you're really ready to get back out there, then you have to find someone you'd actually want to date -- and good luck scheduling that date if you both have kids. But one of the biggest conundrums for divorced daters, as far as we're concerned, is deciding whether it's worth pursuing someone who's only recently separated from his or her spouse. That's the exact problem The Frisky writer Abby Cooper grappled with when a date let it slip that he was recently separated -- really recently. He told Cooper that he and his wife had decided to end their marriage the night before the date.
Larger text size Very large text size I've ignored plenty of red flags — the huge warning signs that arise early in a relationship and indicate imminent doom. But I have learnt from my mistakes, and will pass my wisdom on. If I can save just one heart from being smashed into a million pieces, then my own sorry history will be worth it.