To parents about dating
Observe how he or she interacts with your children – do they show an interest, or do they see you children as an irritation? If you’re not feeling good about yourself in his or her presence, then this should be a red flag.
You’re both single parents, so you will have your expectations on how they should behave, just make sure you’re in agreement or this could cause problems down the line. But remember, in dating for parents this works both ways.
After two-plus years out of a bad marriage, I was in no rush to find husband No. When I did decide to take that step, I wanted to be certain it was a lifelong, healthy relationship that’s good for me and good for my three kids.
“No matter their ages, explain (to your children) why you’re dating and that no one will ever replace the other parent,” says Dr.
Terri Orbuch, professor at Oakland University, author and family therapist.
Do you feel that your characters would be a good match?
With single parent dating, children should be at the forefront of your mind.