He might be in the process of divorce, or the divorce papers might not have been filed at all.
This isn’t very common, but there are situations where spouses don’t want to divorce for religious, financial, or personal reasons, but do want the certainty of a court order that says they’re separated and addresses all the same issues that would be decided in a divorce.
In other words, what exactly is a separated man or divorced man?
What are they going through, and what should you be concerned about if you’re in a relationship with a man who might be in a given stage of divorce or separation?
They might either be considering divorce, or maybe they haven’t even decided yet on whether to pursue divorce.
So if you are getting into a relationship with a separated man, with the intention of considering him as a long-term partner or a life-partner, it’s like trying to build a house on and fully intend to get divorced, his separated status might limit his availability to have normal relationship interactions with you…