This is important in determining whether or not you’re willing to go through with the relationship.
However, a divorced man can’t just erase his ex-wife from his memory and his life.
They're quick to assume what they consider the obvious, that I must be pretty crappy marriage material because I "failed" at two of them. Or, more likely, something must be very "wrong" with me. Serial marriages aren't that uncommon, especially among celebs -- Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Larry King come to mind.
Aren't unhappy wives who want a divorce selfish for putting their needs before their children's?
This certainly isn't the case with the death of a spouse.
Moreover, termination of a marriage by divorce is frequently accompanied by argument, acrimony, and alienation of friends or family. In addition, one or both spouses in divorcing couples may face dramatic financial losses.
Well the status of “widower” does not impart exemplary character or heroic qualities anymore than “divorced” automatically means selfish, unfaithful, or somehow unreliable.
There are lots of different reasons why couples call it quits but no matter how or why, all divorced people have one thing in common -- being asked, "So, why did you get divorced?