The ex wife and the guy broke up, and now the ex wife is trying to get back together with my friend's boyfriend -- after seven years of having a divorce decree! In closing, if you are dating someone who isn't divorced yet, here's my advice.
So, they figure if they can just come to an agreement between themselves, what's the rush to get officially divorced?
The person isn't emotionally ready to get into a relationship because the wounds are still raw and they are either still in shock, or mourning the end of their marriage (i.e. Remember, there is a big difference between dating a person who is RECENTLY separated (meaning it just happened two months ago and their soon-to-be ex just moved out last week), and a person who has been separated and living apart from his or her ex for two years.With the economy the way it has been, I think divorces are taking longer because people don't want to sell their houses and/or spend money on attorneys.