Yes, indeed she is, and I think I'm ok with that now. Taking a "time out", if you mean putting his new relationship on pause, just wouldn't be possible or fair really, he'd be utterly miserable and I don't really think it's necessary as long as I can remember to vocalise my needs/concerns and remember to respect his (AND hers!) as well. Retrospective lesson learning and all that, ready for if/when I meet someone that I think may become important to me, to do it all a bit earlier next time around!
Am meeting the metamour for drinks tonight. Reckon it'll be ok
Not going in with any expectations, but it really would make things easier if we got on, eh?