I’ve been divorced for three years and am actively dating. I started talking to a new guy on Tinder this week who I had a lot in common with and who seemed really promising. He’s also divorced, parenting two small kids (like me), into music, etc.
We talked on the phone for the first time last night and the conversation quickly evolved into a therapy session where he spent an hour venting at me about his ex, how badly she treated him during their relationship, his legal battles to get custody of his kids, etc.
I know how my ex talks about me out in the world, so while any / all of the stuff this guy is saying could be true, it raised my walls like crazy.
On top of that, the amount of information that he threw to me was way more than I was equipped to deal with for what I thought was going to be a casual late night phone call.
I wanted to try changing the topic but felt obligated to provide a listening ear.
He kept on apologising for making me hear his rants but proceeded to carry on after apologising.
I need to start to MIA and ghost him right?
Even if everything this guy says is true, it’s clear he’s not in any place to be dating yet, and furthermore, I’m in the market to date around and not be someone’s f-ing therapist.
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