Dating a man with baggage
And no, we're not insinuating that he broke up with you because of the way your hair frizzes up in the summer, or because you're always leaving Cheez-it crumbs in bed, or even because you sexted his mom by accident. What's So, commitment-phobes are everywhere, and some of them aren't carrying an ounce of baggage.But in many cases, the fear of tying oneself down can be indicative of a deeper problem.Remember, ladies, there are three sides to every story: His side, her side, and what really happened.Don’t judge their relationship; it isn’t yours and therefore, it really isn’t any of your business.So, aside from being the “bigger man” in the situation, and in spite of any feelings your guy might have towards his ex, you have to be cool so she isn’t interfering with your relationship (and yes, even unknowingly being talked about behind her back is a form of inadvertently interfering in your relationship).The best advice I can give you when dating a divorced dad is to wait a while before meeting his kids.And if it's not, what's making you hesitate when you come across the possibility of love? If all else fails, consider talking to a therapist or a love/dating coach about burning that persnickety baggage.
It also comes with a few things you’re going to have to accept without conflict.This guy will need some time to adjust to the idea of a serious relationship. Perhaps you were well-prepared for a few snide remarks or some dirty looks thrown your way. On the other hand, did his ex throw you off kilter by being a complete psycho bitch?Were the live images of her personality even more terrifying than the ones you imagined?If you're not giving any of your relationships half a chance, it's time to do some soul-searching. She's overshared about her sex life in Playgirl, Time Out New York, American Curves, New York Press, Nerve, and other publications.
There's nothing wrong with being single, but is it what you reallywant?
You wouldn’t want him judging you based on your ex-boyfriend, would you? Divorced men usually have a different air about them than men who have never been married.