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.
Discretion doesn’t just come mean hidden from public. Simply don’t advertise your relationship on social media just yet, especially if the divorce proceedings started.
Unless you want to be portrayed as the home-wrecker.
He’s a fantastic and committed single dad who has his 5-year-old son 50% of the time; he and his ex-divorced several years ago.
She has struggled with addiction, thus making co-parenting a bit of a struggle at times. He’s truly wonderful; he’s kind, thoughtful, treats me with so much respect.
I have been dating a wonderful man for about four months now.
If you think he is pretty much set and stable in life, think again. Cooking for your boyfriend in the kitchen where they might have had sex too. Once he introduces you to his family and friends *finally*, be prepared to be scrutinized and compared.
He may also be having a difficult time adjusting to a new relationship after a failed marriage.
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.
Entertain the idea that he may not be too thrilled to integrate you into his circle too soon.