He's already made many mistakes you haven’t yet had the chance to do.
He's put up with more BS than you have, yet he's still ready for and open to new relationships.
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.
On top of everything else, he's already had his heart broken in ways you can't imagine, but this has made him more appreciative and receptive to whatever comes his way next.
Justine Schofield is the development director of Pubslush.
In this day and age where divorce rates are high, it’s still curious why being divorced still catches flack. Consider dating a divorced man if you’re looking for someone eligible.
For most people, divorce implies failure, disaster, tragedy, neglect, nasty custody battles, nastier money issues, and irreconcilable differences. 14 things you should know when dating a divorced man So while dating a divorced man may be new and exciting to you, don’t let him swoop you off your feet just yet. Knowing where the divorce stands, and where he stands in the divorce, tells you just how committed he is in a potential relationship with you, and if you should be serious about the relationship.
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.
So your boyfriend may be divorced, but that doesn’t mean he’s divorced completely from his old life.