Despite all of this, I have only ever had one 5-month relationship when I was 16. I’ve found it very very difficult to get dates at a regular frequency, so in that time I’ve been on only 20 dates.
Now, instead of letting him wiggle out of it with another non-answer, nail him down and get an answer to the following $64,000 question: “Why don’t you initiate divorce proceedings and get legal shared custody of the kids? ” You may learn that he’s financially dependent upon her.
You may learn that he still hopes to get back together one day.
Or you may just realize that he’s a doormat – a man who is willing to pay the bills for his cheating ex-wife and play entirely on her terms.
No matter what you learn, Caitlin, at least you’ll get some clarity moving forward.
There are a multitude of signals and signs that dictate who we are and aren’t attracted to – many of which we aren’t consciously aware of.