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It appears to be pretty much a guarantee of obtaining a documentary process annulment based on lack of form, and in such a case, a divorced Catholic should feel relatively free to begin dating again as it would not be morally wrong to do so, although there may be other good reasons to wait which are discussed in further detail below.
The ordinary process annulment is quite a bit more daunting.
Personally, when I allow the Lord to work in my life things are so much easier than when I am in the driver’s seat.
Regardless of your individual situation, one thing is very clear, we are all called to live chaste lives, whether married, single, or divorced.
So where does this leave you in figuring out if you should start dating again? To know and love the Lord means to discern His will for us in our lives.
In the eyes of the Church unless the marriage has received a Declaration of Nullity (also known as an annulment) from the Diocesan Tribunal, the divorced Catholic is still considered to be in a sacramental marriage, even if there was a civil divorce.
This means that the former spouses are still deemed married while the Tribunal investigates to determine whether there was a sacramental marriage.
Since it is clear that it is not morally acceptable for a married spouse to date, former spouses who are still deemed married would have to wait to begin dating until they receive the ordinary process annulment.
In such a case, the former spouses are still considered to be married. There are two types of annulments: a documentary process annulment which applies to Catholics married outside of the Church without a dispensation, and an ordinary process annulment, which applies to Catholics who were married inside the Church.
A documentary process annulment is relatively straightforward, easy to obtain, and simply requires proof of the divorce decree.
Divorced Catholics are free to receive the sacraments and have not committed a sin by getting a divorce.