I've dated countless women and it has always amazed me how little they know about men.
Step #2: Be sure you're over the marriage break-up Getting over the pain and hurt of a break up for many is a challenging and difficult task.
Of course this is not what the term means in everyday speech, but it is simpler to use it this way here than to spell it out each time I refer to that set of experiences.
If a man breaks up with you for any reason or in any manner, you should completely cut him off. There is no excuse or situation in which it would be acceptable or smart to do otherwise, any more than there are situations in which it would be best to continue to twist and bend your own arm after it’s been fractured - in the hope that it might not actually be broken, or might heal itself.
Just because you are separated, it doesn't mean that you are "off limits" to the single scene.
But before you enter into the world of dating, you need to be sure that you have covered the basics in your break-up before thinking of starting something new.