Do you think dating someone who is separated is okay because neither of you are looking to get married anytime soon?Well, it’s still wrong to be emotionally intimate with someone who is only supposed to be intimate with their spouse. I prayed against pride that would keep both he and his wife from seeing truth.
The questions that follow each section are questions to consider when you’re thinking about whether to continuing seeing him—especially if you have the intention of dating with the purpose of finding a life-partner.
These questions might not be as important to you if you’re just dating recreationally and short term.
He might be in the process of divorce, or the divorce papers might not have been filed at all.
Nolo.com, which is an online resource for legal information, explains the different types of separation this way: Trial separation.
The person may still be living with their spouse, even if they aren’t divorced. You really have no idea if they are really planning on getting divorced or are just playing you for a fool. Anyone who is still legally married and dating is committing adultery.