They may search for love to help forget the bad times or just to have fun as they adopt a single lifestyle again.
Sometimes people aren’t looking to date anyone, but stumble into a casual-turned-passionate relationship despite themselves. Just don’t let it happen until after the divorce is final and, even then, be cognizant of the impact a new relationship will have on the children.
In order to seek emancipation, the minor and "next friend" must apply in writing, including the names and addresses of the minor's parents (or nearest kin), and state the reason for emancipation.
The court will consider a number of factors, chiefly whether the minor has the maturity and means to support him or herself and whether the minor is better off living apart from his or her parents.
Proof of current misconduct can be used to establish past behavior, even if it did not happen that way. Do not date or have an extramarital affair while the divorce is ongoing.