Dating through divorce
The relationship dealt a hammer blow to her case when Mr Justice Mostyn noted: "She likes him and his children very much, she hopes it continues, they have a lot in common and are happy together." He reasoned: "She says she is not going to live with him, although it is perfectly clear that the relationship is strong."Relationships like this always are a significant fly in the ointment in the assessment of need.In a written ruling, Mr Justice Mostyn said dating before divorce was a “fly in the ointment” for family court judges asked to decide how much money husbands should give wives following marriage break-ups.Both in their 40s, the couple concerned met in 1999 and lived together with an adopted child.
There are strategic, legal and emotional reasons not to date during your divorce.Most marriages in Bible times were arranged, and any contact between two prospective spouses was strictly monitored.