Dating after divorce is as hard on kids as it is on parents.
If your children attach to every person you date, they are likely to be hurt and experience loss each time the relationship doesn't work.
If your answer is the latter, you may want to address these powerful and often destructive emotions before making a final decision about dating after divorce.With teens (15-20) it is important to be honest about your actions. It's been long enough after the divorce that I am ready to meet some new people.I'm wondering how you feel about that." Since your teens are also likely dating, it is important to talk with them about how it may be awkward to have a parent dating at the same time. How will my children be affected by my decision to date?Regarding Your Co-Parent Do I have to tell my co-parent when I am dating?You have no obligation to let your co-parent know about your casual dates.What if my children don't like the person I am dating? On one hand, it is important for parents to listen to concerns that their children raise about new partners.