Who I'm a no-nonsense kinda dame hon, so I'm gonna give it to you straight: No relationship is designed to withstand this kind of stress.
The bottom line here is, he can't be emotionally available to You, until he's resolved his struggle with the ex girlfriend or wife.
Goodness knows I was hoping to not hear about one of you either.
New Prospective Date/Girlfriend: I know you were hoping to not hear from me.
‘TIL DEATH DO US PART Although I’m sure there are exceptions to this, most people marry intending to honor their commitment of a lifetime union.
And they make these commitments to each other because they love each other and believe that entrusting their future happiness to their mate is a safe bet.
If you date me, you’re also, for lack of better description, dating my daughter.