The dos and donts of dating after divorce
Socializing with your kids included is a good way to approach the social scene.
Beware of letting yourself think that finding a new spouse will make your family “whole” again.
If you’re divorced, or have ended a long-term relationship, well-meaning relatives and friends may encourage you to start dating again soon.
But how will you know when you're ready for a new relationship?
To help out, here are some dating do’s and don’ts: Be prepared when your children attempt to sabotage your dates through a variety of rude comments, obnoxious behavior, and “forgetting” to pass on phone messages.
You can let a child know that you understand what they are feeling, but make it clear that their behavior is unacceptable.