In addition, your children may resent you seeing someone else when you aren’t divorced and may decide they don’t want to see you.
Alienating your spouse and children in the middle of a divorce is not a good plan.
But, if you just have to date, please follow my list of do’s and don’ts of dating during a divorce.
Dating while divorcing will create serious resentment in your spouse and he or she will make you pay during and after the divorce.
Scenario Three If you are engaged in a hotly contested negotiation or litigation with your separated spouse over child custody, child support, alimony, or property division, and you have only been separated say, less than six months, then it is not in your best interests to begin a dating relationship with another person.
An outside dating relationship can affect the emotional dynamics of those negotiations and frequently makes the process significantly more difficult.
There are plenty of reasons why marriages dissolve, infidelity often chief among them.
But what’s the law regarding new relationships once the divorce is in progress?
If the Court finds that there has been infidelity during the marriage, even after the divorce has been filed, the Court can award a disproportionate division of the community estate in favor of the person whose spouse committed adultery.
Additionally, if you begin dating while going through a divorce in Texas, your spouse can request that the community estate be reimbursed for any funds you spent on the person or persons you dated during the divorce process.
Michigan is a no-fault state, meaning, in the simplest terms, that neither party is legally at fault for the dissolution of the marriage.