You really need to be patient and try to understand that he is dealing with some extreme heartbreak. Sometimes people say things because they mean them and then something happens that makes them reassess their feelings. He truly wants you to be happy, but he is probably anguishing so much right now, he knows he wouldn't be a good fit for you. No matter how pretty you paint the picture, you are involved with another woman's husband until that divorce is FINAL.
Can it be final before the parties have been separated for one year? adultery, habitual drunkenness, physical cruelty, or abandonment can be finalized before the parties have lived apart for one year.
This means that a romantic relationship should be avoided until a formal written agreement resolving all marital issues has been signed, at least by the divorcing parties, and, preferably, by a Judge as well.
Sometimes people try withdraw their consent to a written agreement before it has been approved by a Charleston Family Court Judge, so the best practice is to delay dating until a judge has signed the written agreement.
What are the financial implications of dating/romance before a Divorce is final?
Under South Carolina law, if a married person is proven to have had a sexual relationship with someone other than their spouse, they have committed adultery.