Bethenny Frankel has been getting close with a married man, sources exclusively tell Page Six — but friends of the “Real Housewife” insist they’re just pals and she’s enjoying the single life. Sources said Frankel’s been spending time with Dennis Shields, executive chairman of the board of New York’s Esquire Bank, who’s also the hubby of an old high school pal of Bethenny’s. Her focus is on her business and her daughter.” Frankel, 45, has been going through her own divorce from Jason Hoppy since 2013. She said in an interview in January that the divorce “is sort of like a drop of poison in the ocean . "He is an amazing person who I love and care about very much."Her statement comes after she sparked questions about her love life when she told Entertainment Tonight that she's in "purgatory" and has "pulled back" from dating."I want my message to be about women's independence versus being defined by relationships, which is exactly the opposite of the message of B Strong.
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