A person who remains married for financial reasons, but is separated and dating, refuses to take responsibility for his own actions.
If money is enough reason to stay married, then he should truly be married.
Otherwise, the one promoting the separation should admit to self and spouse that the ultimate goal is divorce.
People tend to deal better with a harsh truth than a supposedly sympathetic lie.
A person who remains married for religious reasons, but is separated and dating, refuses to face her own conscience. Typically, neither do her friends; they know the score.
Pretending to do right by remaining married is in reality hypocrisy if one dates another. SEE ALSO: I'm In Love With Another; What Should I Do?
While attaining that time out sounds like a good idea, typically it is not. Because once they experience the relief, it is difficult to go back into the unpleasant task of figuring out how to solve the problems.
A person who remains married for the children’s sake, but is separated and dating, refuses to be what a parent should be. A parent who thinks she gives her children comfort by not pursuing divorce breaks their hearts if she dates.
Is it okay for a married but separated person to date other people? The situation that brought it to the forefront is not unique.
Lillian Kwon’s Christian Post article begins “Dinesh D' Souza, president of The King's College and co-producer of ‘2016: Obama's America,’ is facing scrutiny for his relationship with a woman whom he has introduced to some as his fiancée.
When Dinesh became president of The King’s College in 2010, he moved to New York but left his wife in California.
Statements from The King’s College board chair Andy Mills indicate Dinesh’s marriage was in trouble in 2010.