Divorce parents dating effects on children
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I and Andrew got divorced through mutual understanding.We worked out our differences and ended our marriage without any major arguments or fights, so that our children would find it a bit easy to deal with the divorce.
My son Josh (age 12) and daughter Mia (age 9) had been through lot of stress due to our decision to end our marriage.Adults need to take efforts to reduce stress in their life and look forward to a new beginning with hope.If adults feel insecure to start dating again, then how can children feel comfortable about their parents dating someone?My son and daughter were already dealing with several issues like betrayal, loss, loneliness, adjustment, trust etc.It is vital to have a discussion with your children about you dating someone.We ensured that we provide them required support and counseling to deal with it.
It had been 3 years since my divorce with Andrew, when I met Peter (now my boyfriend).
I wanted to move ahead in life and start dating, but wondered how it will affect my children. I researched, read several books and found out the effects of dating on children and would like to share those with you.
Here’s what I found out: Adjustment: After divorce, most individuals find it difficult to start a new relationship, as they have experienced betrayal, loss, loneliness due to end of their marriage.
Children should be made aware about their importance in their parent’s life and told that their place would not be replaced by any other person.
When I had a discussion with my son and daughter, they were worried about losing touch with their father, as there would be a new person in my life.
It is important to understand children’s concern, clear their doubts, and support them.