* Is the tension and conflict taking its toll on your relationships * Are you becoming worried about your children and their well-being?* Are you constantly arguing with your partner about the kids, discipline and parenting in general?’ Yes, well, that’s because you were with your boy.” Dating for two is difficult; dating in a crowd is downright complicated.
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) -- Single moms can feel that dating and relationships are an impossible feat because there is always concern about how this will affect their child.
Kids may not be ready for a parent to date for any number of reasons: they may harbor fantasies of parents reuniting and therefore see dating as an end to that dream, they may have become over attached, used to being the primary focus of a parent and so are jealous of a new important person in the parent's life, or they may have suffered multiple losses from the divorce ( home, school, friends, and family members) and feel displaced, abandoned or threatened once again, with a new love interest.
Dating creates new roles for everyone and it's important to be aware of how this affects the kids as they adjust to a new social and emotional landscape.
remembers the conversation she had with her two sons following one of their regular visits with herex-husband.
Both boys were brimming with news about Daddy's new friend, Joanne.