Dating before annulment
They know for certain that their marriage was not valid and that they will be granted an annulment as that kind of case is very easy to be certain about.
Because of this would it be permissable for such people to date while waiting for their lack of form annulment to come through? While I realize for most forms of annulment one can never be sure they will be granted an annulment and so must act as though they are married whether or not they are, is there a difference for those who only need a lack of form annulment?
Different people have different definitions of “dating.” I’ve known people in those situations who cultivated “friendships” that were basically discerning marriage if that option became available.It isn't about looking at what happened after the marriage took place, except to the extent that it may give evidence as to an ongoing condition that would have been present at the time of the marriage.In other words "she cheated on him" isn't in itself enough to annul a marriage. Content Header .feed_item_answer_user.js-wf-loaded . What is the Catholic Church’s stance on whether or not a person can date other people if they are civilly divorced and have applied for an annulment, but have not yet got an annulment granted?