When your mom starts dating
This guide can help older daters get a better handle on their new romantic life and their adult children.
That is exactly how much your widowed parent (and his or her significant other) care whether or not you approve of their relationship--not at all.
Your children may view your dates as competition for your love and attention, and as a rejection of their now-absent parent.
Their fantasies of reconciliation will be damaged, and the loss of your attention can reawaken fears of abandonment.
Rushing into dating after a divorce threatens a child’s world.
We’ve put together a guide to help you deal with your children’s issue and find a loving relationship.