But if you want to progress to a committed relationship, there's more to think about, she says. This doesn't need to be deep or signify serious commitment, but you need to know where you stand, especially if you've been dating a while. That can mean, even if you're not looking for anything lasting, you won't have much fun with a narcissist whose self-absorption and emotional detachment helped end several marriages. Relationship experts don't necessarily see problems with dating someone who has been divorced more than once, but it depends on circumstances. Twice-married people can indicate there are issues not understood or resolved, Saltz says. Does this person acknowledge the mistakes he or she made that contributed to the divorces? Gail Saltz, a New York psychiatrist and author who specializes in relationship issues, says it's difficult to pigeonhole people.