But no matter how you may justify dating a man who is "separated," the bottom line is that he's still married.READ: 10 Good Reasons You Should Wait Until Your 30s to Wed Experts agree that regardless of the situation, you shouldn't get involved with a married man until the divorce is finalized — and here are five reasons why: “If his dating you is a secret to his wife, friends, families and even his acquaintances, then he is not in the phase of separation that is ready to date,” says licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. Not to mention, having to hide the relationship is exhausting and damaging to one’s self-esteem.There's nothing wrong with falling in love with a divorcee, but getting involved with a divorced man isn't the same thing as dating a "separated" man.
If he lied to you, assume he will continue to lie, says relationship coach Donna Barnes.
“People who can lie easily will ultimately end up hurting you.
Wouldn’t you want to walk around the world freely, as a couple? At some level, he will have difficulty fully respecting you, knowing that you entered into a relationship given his circumstances.
And depending on how you both got involved, don’t expect much respect from his friends and family, either.
When you fall in love with a married man, you may convince yourself that it’ll all work out, but it rarely ever will.