So Why Did You Get Divorced?

It’s such a natural and obvious question on a date with someone new:  “Why’d you get divorced?” But have you ever thought about how your answer could affect what happens next?  

Writing on her blog, Divorced Girl Smiling, Jackie Pilossoph offers a piece about just how to handle that question, starting with be prepared for it.  She suggests being honest, but not getting into too much detail, as well as staying away from bitterness and anger.  She also recounts a story about the time she misinterpreted a vague answer, getting a completely wrong impression of the man she was meeting.