Dating allowed during marriage separation
It’d be a shame to come between the boys close friendship – especially if you think his pal’s NOT a bad influence - if you can handle this in another way.Tell the mom calmly, that if this behaviour was learned by your son elsewhere, then her kids had as much chance to see pants-pulling elsewhere, too.The courts, with parental agreements, including your mom’s acceptance, likely set this arrangement.You’ve had your crucial growing years with your mom, and now you’re “mature” enough to live away at school.Dating and intimate relationships create some questions for people who are separated but not yet legally divorced. From a legal standpoint, there are two things you need to consider. North Carolina requires that spouses live “separate and apart from each other” with at least one of them intending to end (terminate in legalese) the marriage. You have to live in a separate residence — not in separate rooms of the family house, not even in a separate apartment over the family garage — but in an entirely separate location.That’s it:  separate residence and  intention to end the marriage.
Second, once you are separated, are there any restrictions on forming relationships with other people? With limited exceptions, once you are separated, you are generally free to date anyone who wants to date you with one big exception.It’s not appropriate for you to answer each one in an interrogation, like a presumed guilty party. Decide ahead the facts you My friend’s daughter, four, has started pulling down her pants in front of my son, six.My son told me this after a play-date at her house, with her brother, who’s also six.I’ve been separated from my wife for four years; the divorce will come through within months. I did meet her early in my separation, because we work in the same industry, in the same city.However, it would’ve exacerbated my wife of 24 years’ fury had she known I was dating so soon – and she constantly asked this question – so I always denied it. The marriage had become an oppressive relationship for me due to her controlling behaviour.