Kids and divorced parents dating black interracial dating service
Don’t assume that kids will understand the need for a “crazy phase” of dating.
They are dealing with their own issues of loss, betrayal, adjustment, trust- just to name a few.
Talking with a counselor or other divorced parents who are dating may help.
Most middle-years children need some time to adjust to their parents' separation before their mother or father begins having new romantic interests.
Be patient — it's likely to take some time for your son to adjust.
Many kids hope their parents will get back together, but, ultimately, most want their parents to be happy.
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician.
Here are some guidelines to consider concerning post-divorced dating and your children: Adjusting to the idea of dating isn’t just for parents. Constance Ahrons, author of The Good Divorce and We’re Still Family and professor emeritus at University Southern California, recently completed a 20 year longitudinal study on children of divorce.
She found that the young children she studied worried about how their parent’s dating process was going to affect them.
Children between the ages 5 and 10 were more possessive of their mother than older children.
Leah Klungness, co-author of The Complete Single Mother, states that post-divorce dating can be stressful for children.