At some point in your life, it's likely that you will date a separated or divorced man. With today's divorce rate, it is almost impossible not to. However, these men are not like the typical single bachelors you're used to dating. These men come with numerous unexpected challenges, such as children, difficult ex-wives, substantial financial obligations, and unresolved grief, guilt, or anger. Dating the Divorced Man will prepare you so you can: Detect problems early on and tackle them together; Identify problems that come with the territory vs. those that are dealbreakers; Evaluate whether marriage is ultimately the right choice for you. Filled with real-life insight and advice, Dating the Divorced Man offers the tools you need to decide if you can deal with the issues and find long-term happiness-or if it's time to say goodbye. Christie Hartman, Ph.D., received her M.A. in clinical psychology in 2001 and is currently employed at the University of Colorado. She has taught college-level psychology and presented original research at national conferences. She also has considerable personal experience with dating separated and divorced men and has conducted extensive research on dating, divorce, and stepfamilies.