Kathryn Rateliff Barr has taught birth, parenting, vaccinations and alternative medicine classes since 1994.She is a pastoral family counselor and has parented birth, step, adopted and foster children.
Judges and court experts are prejudiced against those who date during a divorce, especially when minor children are involved.
Date only on non-custodial weekends and don’t let them know about your new love interest.
Your spouse could be watching you and use the dating information in court against you to complicate custody and parenting arrangements.
“Dating While Divorcing.” Avoid actions that complicate your divorce, such as conceiving a child the courts must consider in paternity issues.
Socialize in groups and be honest with your dating partner, advises Guillen.
Don’t date during the separation if reconciliation is on the table, suggests Eileen L. D., a divorce mediator in the article, “Five Tips for Dating During Separation.” Do make an agreement with your spouse about whether you can both date, which dating behaviors are appropriate and how you will work dating and kids, advises Cohen.
Date discretely during your divorce, because it can aggravate your spouse and cause problems in settling your divorce according to Gage.
Dating during divorce is not uncommon, but might not be in your best interests, according to Kevin C.
Gage, an attorney in his article, “Dating During Divorce.” Dating when you have minor children can harm your legal case and cost you more that you can imagine.