Dating while getting a divorce
That is, the innocent spouse has been abandoned by his/her unbelieving spouse or has been cheated on by an unrepentant adulterer.
In either case, the innocent spouse is mostly likely in a state of emotional turmoil and vulnerability.
Question: "I am in the process of getting a divorce.
Can I start dating, or do I have to wait until the divorce is final?
Most marriages in Bible times were arranged, and any contact between two prospective spouses was strictly monitored.
When your marriage ends and you start working toward getting divorced, it's not like there's some switch you can flip to stop feeling married or even to unlove your spouse. It all starts with changing your thoughts (which, believe it or not, will give you the space you need to allow your feelings to change).
Sometimes it's only a small change in perspective that will enable you to get on with healing from your divorce instead of staying stuck in a dead relationship.