How to bring up divorce when dating
They are dealing with their own issues of loss, betrayal, adjustment, trust- just to name a few.
DO NOT DATE DURING DIVORCE AND CERTAINLY DO NOT LIVE WITH A GIRLFRIEND OR BOYFRIEND DURING THE DIVORCE.
If you feel you must date, be as discreet as possible, preferably not allowing anyone to know you are dating.
Your attitudes and behaviors on dating will be a model for your children.
Teenage children are entering a new world of dating behavior that may include sex, and will look to their parents as models of behavior. Research has shown that single parents’- and especially mothers’- attitudes and behaviors on sex and dating influence their children’s attitudes and behaviors.
Accept responsibility for your own decisions, and accept the potentially dramatic consequences of your actions.