Divorce and dating effects on children
If handled correctly, given time, your child will accept the relationship.Being single with children after divorce is often challenging and exhausting.Most parents wonder what the break-up will do to their children, asking themselves hard questions such as: For most divorcing parents, the important thing is that their children survive the process relatively unscathed.They want their children to grow up to be healthy adults – and many children do, of course.A child’s view is free from “adult wisdom”, they see things as they are. Children become attached easily and then suffer more loss.Having a revolving door with many short term relationships in your child’s life causes ambivalence.Let me only outline several situations and give some advices which, I do hope, will help you to start dating again having children. The person who used to live with you is no longer in the house. Besides friends and relatives your children are with you.They look at you; they do not want to feel emptiness, and you do not want that either. They will stay father or mother for your kid forever.
Spend this time both by yourself and with your new dating partner if you made a decision to introduce him or her to your children.
If you have already decided they are the right person, do not force your children to meet or accept them.
Give them time to get to know the new person in your life.
They’re confused: young children are not able to understand what is going on and why.
They think that if Dad can leave their life, Mom can too.