DANCING DIVORCEE: Kill the curiosity, not the cat
Don’t ask a divorced person about what went wrong. If they want to tell you, they will.
I had gone to my four times removed third cousin’s uncle’s house and there, after a hearty meal came the post prandial question, “If you don’t mind, what exactly happened between the Ex and you?" He was a retired Colonel and I knew this wasn’t the curiosity of a gossip. He genuinely cared.