They experience first-hand the broken spirit of a guy or two leaving a marriage (no matter who was at fault or who called it quits first).
It’s difficult for women to connect with this beaten down demeanor.
In this day and age, it isn’t at all unusual to find yourself dating a man who is divorced.
With people getting married younger (have you ever watched “16 and Pregnant”? This leads to plenty of good-looking, eligible men on the market who have a past. However, there’s often a stigma that comes with the word “divorce”.
When a man clearly indicates what is and isn't a deal breaker, we owe him the respect of honoring his choices. But something in your gut tells you he's too good to be true.
Remember that mention of the divorced dad who swept me off my feet?
Still, dating a guy who’s been divorced, just like dating a woman who’s been divorced, does come with a certain amount of baggage.
It also comes with a few things you’re going to have to accept without conflict.
And guys are unsure of what to reveal, how much pain to admit to, or what to say when the woman on the dates asks for her needs to be met.
When or if she declines sex on date number 1, they mistakenly take it personally and turn her needs for safety into a personal rejection.
But, just as true is the fact that after divorce, a man is equally as scarred and scared as a woman.
RELATED: For All The Broken Divorced Guys Out There My female clients see this all the time.
-- I would be remiss if I didn't also share some cautions to keep in mind.