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.Maybe he has shortcomings, such as a bad temper or he’s utterly heartless. Has he learned from the mistakes of his past marriage, or is he just reliving it all again?[Read: 15 strange and unknown facts about divorce you probably don’t know] Though it’s tough, consider what your partner is going through too.
Therefore, do your best to be level-headed, kind, and considerate of what he may be going through.
On the upside, everything in his life is pretty much figured out—kids, house, finances, and all that. Be prepared to have conversations about his ex, especially if the divorce proceedings are underway. ” He’ll answer stoically with, “I talked to her *the soon-to-be ex-wife*, and she wouldn’t agree to the terms of the divorce.” Then he might go on an angry and bitter tirade of how selfish, awful, or stubborn his ex is.
Be secure enough about yourself to hear about the ex without overanalyzing things or taking it all too personally. While you lend your support for whatever your boyfriend goes through, you don’t have to know every detail of the divorce and even his past relationship.
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.