Usually it’s because they’re lonely or want to feel better about themselves. Lots of bad things if you date while your divorce is pending.
There are strategic, legal and emotional reasons not to date during your divorce.
Don’t introduce your new friend to the children until after the divorce is final.
And most importantly, avoid a pregnancy while you are divorcing.
Harry has been a forensic psychology expert, a licensed psychologist and a litigator.
In June of 2015, two little girls in Overton, Texas, started a lemonade and popcorn stand in their yard in order to raise money to help pay for tickets to take their father to a water park on Father’s Day.
Moreover, even though it may feel good to begin a new relationship while you are going through a divorce, you are probably not ready to handle the emotional issues associated with beginning a new relationship so soon.
Everyone knows about the “rebound effect” that relationships formed soon after a breakup rarely last.
It will likely be months before you are emotionally ready for a new long-term relationship.
Adultery is one factor a Texas court may consider when awarding disproportionate assets to the innocent spouse.
If you are doing a collaborative divorce, adultery may make it more difficult to agree about a parenting plan and it could adversely affect your property division.