The single parent dilemma is felt the hardest by the children, and as a product of such a household I am lucky enough to have this insight in my dating life.Many guys just don’t know how to deal with a child that isn’t theirs and it becomes immediately evident to the child, even when the mom is disillusioned into thinking that the guy is perfect.Kids can be great bonuses to meeting someone new and they can also be nightmares just as easily.When a man gets older he realizes that the chance of meeting a childless woman thins dramatically and the question of “how” may come to his mind in dealing with a child that isn’t his.Ladies listen, this man did not get used to a kid screaming like you did, he was not kept up nights tending to the crying and projectile poop, he isn’t seasoned in this.
But sometimes, taking the in-between step of separation before a full-on split could be the right move for you and your family. When one person wants a divorce, and the other wants to work on things, a separation could be a good option, says Jacqueline Newman, a partner at a law firm in New York City specializing in divorce.
Are your marriage problems isolated to this relationship?
"If you're experiencing repeat problems in each relationship than it may be . " While some issues—like poor communication and needing more affection—are fixable, others—like violence or emotional abuse—aren't.6. If your relationship issues are fixable, try marital therapy while you're separated, says Rosenberg.
The main question I asked myself was, 'Would life without my husband be better?
' I've never doubted my decision and am a lot happier now."7. Separation can give couples a taste for what divorce would be like—and, in some cases, scare them into working things out, says Andreani.