This is obviously a very personal decision with no one right answer.
Know yourself, know your children and ask yourself this key question: Is this a decision I think is best for my children, or am I reacting out of guilt or fear?
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.
When should I introduce my new partner to my children?
At night, I come home and I feel like a teenager again, with a blissful smile on my face. I’ve met different people, but that didn’t really lead anywhere at the beginning.
These encounters are full of tenderness, happiness and simplicity. Anyway, thanks to Gleeden, I feel happier and I bite the apple wholeheartedly! First, I’ve lived a beautiful story with someone that ended up a few months later.
I’ve met many charming men who have been very nice to me.
I had a relationship with one of them for over a year.
If you need a reminder about what to expect at each developmental stage have a look here When talking with young children (infants and toddlers) describe the person you are seeing as a friend. I'll be back soon."With preschoolers (ages 3-5) still describe the person you will be going out with as as friend. You will likely want to have a more in-depth conversation about dating.
For example, "I'm going to have dinner with a man/woman that I met at work.