Talking with your kids about dating
This issue wasn’t something I thought about while my ex-husband was packing up his belongings and moving out of our family home.
It wasn’t even on my mind the night I slept alone in the bed we had shared for 18 years. I believe in setting boundaries to spare my kids’ feelings, but I tried not to set boundaries based on my own feelings — though it was hard.
But despite such late-night chats and an occasional "flurry of activity" on her social calendar, Eva hasno interest in introducing any man to her sons."Some of the people I've met have said, 'Why don't my son and I meet you somewhere?
Paul Chernyak is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Chicago.
The reasonis simple: A child's own identity is very much tied to that of his family.
When the family disintegrates, achild's sense of self is threatened, even if he maintains strong ties to both parents.
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.