However, it may be an amicable separation and the divorce proceedings may be a formality free of additional stress or pressure.

If you understand the many issues she may be struggling with, you may find that as time goes along, things in her life may simplify greatly and she will sort out her feelings about her ex-husband.

Because a divorcing woman may have children, any new man will have to be aware that the kids may be very confused about their mom seeing someone else and not know exactly how to feel about you.

Depending on the stage of the divorce proceedings, there's always a chance that the woman and her almost-ex-husband could reconcile, leaving you in an awkward place.

Or, she and he may want to reconcile, but having you in the picture could complicate things considerably, according to the article, "Dating While Going Through a Divorce," on Professors

Being a little creative with the words you use, the timing and the intentions can make any woman excited and aroused over text messages.

Playfully text her about what she is doing, but do not leave questions as they are.

On the other hand, she may be quite eager to dive into a relationship, particularly if her marriage had been a cold and unhappy one.

Be prepared for anything and be sure to know what you want out of the relationship, too.

Keep on adding ideas so that she texts you back and the conversation happens.

Time them right, like just when she is about to go to bed, so that she sees your text and you are the last thing on her mind before she goes off to sleep.

She is very likely to have moments of elation that an unhappy chapter has closed, as well as bouts of sadness or regret.