Avoid Dating Divorced Guys Who Are Dating on the Rebound – and Icky May December Relationships
The letter is much farther below. I wanted to comment on it first.
Here is the set up:
A friend of a divorced guy wrote to Hax, an advice columnist.
I’m not sure if this friend is a man or woman; let’s just assume it’s a man for my post.
My interest in this letter is not in the advice aspect: friend is upset because divorced guy keeps asking him for advice but then gets offended and explodes in anger when Friend gives him advice.
My interest in this letter pertains to two or three other facets:
The letter writing friend says his divorced friend is age mid-40s, while the wife who dumped him was in her early 30s.
I am (Link): not a believer in “May December” relationships, for starters.
A mid- 40s guy should be dating women who are age early- to- late 40s, not an early- 30s woman.
And what in the hey is the age early- 30s woman doing even considering dating some dude who is 14, 15 years her senior?
This is something I have pondered since thinking about dating again: the rebound issue. There is no way I’d date a guy who was divorced (or widowed) for only two years, or less.
If you date a guy who just divorced (or his wife died) two weeks ago, or six months ago, he is not ready for a serious relationship – he’s not even ready for a healthy, casual, fun one.