” I first read that statement in Britton Wood’s book, . Wood has worked with singles and separated persons longer than anyone in his denomination. I know that dating while separated is accepted, even encouraged, in our society. You need people who care and help bear the load, but the dating context is not the best place to find such help. “If you are not free to marry, you are not free to date!
So you start dating a man or woman and then a couple of months in, you find out that he or she is married but “separated.” What do you do?
Do you cut him/her off even though your feelings have already started to develop for this person or do you pray for a quick divorce between the two so that he/she can be a free agent on your team?
When you start dating someone else while you are separated, you make reconciliation more difficult. Unfortunately there are those of the opposite sex who would like to take advantage of your vulnerability.
Although pretending to be concerned about you, there are busy satisfying their own desires.
I have seen many men and women devastated by such an experience.
Your own emotions are erratic, and it would be easy for you to get infatuated with anyone who treats you with dignity, respect, and warmth.While you could try and keep your dating PG-13, it might be a better idea to avoid it altogether until the divorce is final.Dinged in the Divorce Not only could sleeping with a separated person affect your criminal record, it could affect the divorce as well.What that means in a three-way relationship is that each day is securely connected.A floppy relationship triangle exists when the man in question is at the apex of that triangle and the two women are represented by the other two points.Unfortunately, not all states recognize a legal separation.