Dating separated or going through divorce
Unfortunately, there is more that you shouldn’t do than should, but first let’s clarify what is meant by “dating.” Legally, “dating” means one-on-one social contact with another person.
There is no distinction between platonic contacts and ones that are romantic or sexual, although from a practical standpoint, the romantic/sexual relationships are the ones that draw scrutiny and cause complications.
" Answer: The question of dating during the divorce process is difficult to answer for several reasons.
For one thing, the concept of “dating” as we know it today is nowhere mentioned in the Bible.
If you feel you must date, be as discreet as possible, preferably not allowing anyone to know you are dating.
DO NOT DATE DURING DIVORCE AND CERTAINLY DO NOT LIVE WITH A GIRLFRIEND OR BOYFRIEND DURING THE DIVORCE.
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” This question comes up quite often for soon-to-be divorcees.
That is, the innocent spouse has been abandoned by his/her unbelieving spouse or has been cheated on by an unrepentant adulterer.
In either case, the innocent spouse is mostly likely in a state of emotional turmoil and vulnerability.