But, if you are dating someone so that you don’t have to be alone, or because you want a replacement for your ex, it’s not particularly fair to them – or you.
Every time someone chooses you, it affirms your relationship – even more so if they have a choice to be with someone else.That said, if you meet someone who makes your heart flutter, then this might be a relationship you want to pursue. Be upfront about the fact you’re dating while separated Bringing up the ex is often seen as a dating no-no.Just be really honest with yourself: are you thinking about dating them because you like the of them? But, if you’re dating while separated, you’ll find that honesty really is the best policy, no matter how awkward it might feel.If you want your new relationship to work out (whether just for the short term or, one day, as your second marriage), you want to start it from a trusting place.If you lie at the start - saying you’re single or divorced rather than separated - it might turn into a much bigger deal when your new partner finally realizes the truth.I was gushing about the new man in my life, and Charles was adjusting admirably to the news. That's the deal for a man in a polyamorous, open marriage who dates multiple partners.