Dating recently divorced women
A woman understands the professional nature of the work relationship, but a pat on the back from someone she cares about is the support she needs to know that someone appreciates her accomplishments.
I also see nothing wrong with starting a relationship while in school. In fact, I think it's a great time to start a relationship if things are right! What's clear is that I should keep myself emotionally protected and not get too committed.
However, there are some aspects of womanhood they still enjoy. Women want the approval of the person they care about the most.
A true test of approval is to proclaim affection to her in public.
Since last fall, I've gotten to know a fellow graduate student at my institution with whom there seems to be a mutual attraction and good chemistry. Definitely move slower than usual due to the fact that she's recently divorced. ^If you're confident in yourself and don't need a lot of reassurance that you're #1 in her mind then maybe go for a more extensive relationship. I'm not sure that I'm #1 in her mind so maybe I should feel it out, be a little more aggressive with the flirting so I can get a better idea of how much she's into me…
Almost very time I'd talk to her she'd bitch about her marital troubles and ask me whether she should leave her marriage, to which I always responded that I didn't know enough about the situation and therefore couldn't give her advice. THEN, you can ask her if she wanted to study somewhere... I say this because I am dating a woman who was married for 7 years. My original point is you have to have weather it in the early parts and it gets better. you know her best, see what feels right for the situation. does it really matter if you are number #1 in her mind right off that bat?
But, when a woman sees multiple indiscretions, it makes her wonder what else her heart-throb is lying about.