[Read: 9 easy things you can do to get his mom to adore you] #10 You may feel judged by his kids. Having kids of his own already, do you think he’s ready/wants more kids with you? [Read: 50 relationship questions to test your compatibility] #13 He may be traumatized. Perhaps his ex-wife has an addiction or mental disease *well, some guys would say their ex-wives are crazy*, or the whole marriage has been disastrous.Either way, no one comes out of a marriage unscathed.Besides, he’s trying to move on from the relationship.Stop reminding him of his ex by making him rehash the old times. If he shared responsibilities with his ex like children or pet, be prepared to cross paths with the ex sooner or later.However, keep in mind that you can’t please everyone. [Read: 9 naughty ways to keep romance alive when you have kids] #12 What about your own future kids with him?The important thing to focus on remains your relationship with your boyfriend, which should speak for itself in the end. Tread lightly in this department, because you consider both their well-being without overstepping any boundaries offending them and his ex-wife. When dating a divorced guy, you also have to think not only of his kids *if he has any* but also the idea of future kids with him. Some divorced guys with kids don’t want to have any more kids so you have to include this into the equation.Entertain the idea that he may not be too thrilled to integrate you into his circle too soon.He probably expects you to be discreet about your relationship for a while. With being discreet comes social media restrictions.
Therefore, do your best to be level-headed, kind, and considerate of what he may be going through.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.While awkward, be polite and learn to set boundaries for yourself and for them as a divorced couple.One or both of them may still be bitter about their past marriage or the divorce. Just remember to be the bigger person and don’t make the situation worse for your guy.[Read: How to get a guy to forget his ex and date you instead] #8 His place will remind him *and you* of his ex.