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I am going through a trial separation with my husband, and

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I am going through a trial separation with my husband, and wondering if dating during this time could jeopardize my ability to make a non-biased decision about our future? I have recently met a man whom I really enjoy hanging out with, but I am wondering if it is best to put things on hold in order to make a final decision regarding the future of my marriage.
At the same time, my husband is pushing strongly for us to hang out and try to make things work? Is this a good idea? Or should I just take some time to myself?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Walt-mod replied 6 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Keane replied 6 years ago.
Hi, sorry no one was available until now to answer your question. Seeing another while deciding whether to stay married will not give you any insight on the marriage itself. If you are not in couples therapy that would be most helpful. If you want your marriage to work, you need to work on it. Date your husband, don't hang out. Start as though you just met, it will help you remember the reason you married in the first place. Counseling is very important part of finding out if you can save your marriage or if you need to go your separate ways.
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