All right, so my predicament is this. I am married, but going through a separation. I'm absolutely uncertain if it's going to work, but hoping for the best. In the mean while, I'm falling in like maybe love with a 17 year old who doesn't even live in Anchorage. . .
I have no idea which one I should go for.
Dear Lost in Transition,
My advice is to not confuse the issue by starting a new relationship while still in your marriage. Resolve your concerns with your marriage first. The risk is that if you fail to work-out your conflicts in the first relationship you may very well bring the same problems to your next relationship. I assume you haven't met the 17 year old face to face. Hold off on this; you still have work to do. I wish you well.