Hey, all the single ladies! Ever thought about dating a divorced man? There’s nothing like cold weather and holiday parties to really make you miss having a cuddle buddy and automatic plus one. If you’ve been single long enough to have kissed more than your share of frogs, you know a good man is hard to find. There’s one subgroup of single men that you may want to move to the top of your eligible list. While you may think divorced men automatically come with baggage and are likely to be more bitter, there are a number of reasons to take a glass half full approach.
First of all, finding Mr. Right is a numbers game and although divorce rates are declining, they’re still high. Second, the Pew Research Center just released an analysis of Census data that shows, “Most currently divorced or widowed men are open to the idea of remarriage, but women in the same circumstances are less likely to be open to the idea. Among previously married men, 65% either want to remarry or are not sure; 30% say that they don’t want to remarry. Among women who are currently divorced or widowed, only 43% say they may want to remarry, while 54% say they are not interested.” That puts the odds squarely in your favor ladies. If you need more convincing, here are 10 more reasons to consider dating a divorced man.
- They aren’t commitment-phobic.
They’ve proven that they can commit and they’re willing to take the plunge. That’s one huge hurdle you won’t have to scale.