Dating each other during separation

For example, if you agreed to meet for coffee before work, arrive ready to make the most out of the time with your spouse. Marriage problems are usually complex and emotionally charged for both parties.

But because you are apart, it is easy to let the poor communication that contributed to the decision to separate evolve into no communication at all.Therapists differ on whether or not couples should decide to date others during a trial separation.If the goal is to find out if they can break patterns and develop a healthy relationship and/or fall back in love, then dating others is too much of a distraction.This is a good thing to do whether or not the marriage works.You don’t want to get back into the same old pattern with another partner and it is helpful for each person to understand their contribution to the problems.