Dating a separated guy
Separation is a period of time when someone is not quite single but not exactly living as a married couple.Most states recognize legal separations in which the courts detail the rights and responsibilities of each partner living separately, without officially terminating the marriage.Even if a couple is convinced that a marriage is over, some states such as North Carolina and New York require a one-year legal and physical separation before a divorce is granted.
It's no different than being in a relationship and happy all the time.
He hardly ever spends the night at my place because (as he says) he doesn't sleep well here and needs to get rest to be able to work.
When he comes to see me in the evening, he ususally rushes out again soon under some excuses (has to go back to work, has to take his sister from work etc.).
I could go on for days with marriage and divorce statistics, but I’d probably be repeating a lot of information that you have already heard a thousand times like “50% of all marriages end in divorce.” What that popular statistic should emphasize is the word “all” since there are some differences in the likelihood of a marriage’s success rate based on whether it is a first, second or even third marriage.
Note: first marriages have the greatest success rate.