Dating a divorced single father
“Don’t hurry to introduce someone new to your kids,” says Aaron Welch, a licensed therapist with The Lifeworks Group in Winter Park, Fla.
“The tendency is to be very excited that you’ve met someone you really like—especially after a tough divorce.
When you add children to the mix, the pain and confusion grows tenfold.So, if you dated someone for two years, you should wait a year before settling down again.You can date freely and meet people, but just be careful about rushing into anything too soon.Finding a way to co-parent with your ex is crucial, especially when you finally feel ready to start dating to again.Here are six tips to keep in mind now that you are dating as a single dad: 1. It’s never a good idea to jump right into a relationship again after just ending a long-term partnership.
You need time to heal and take care of yourself, especially when you are trying to parent at the same time. You might be tempted to keep your dating a secret from the kids, at least for a while.