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.
But because you are a responsible grown-up, you know that would be a really stupid thing to do.
After all, you've worked hard to get to where you are today.
The reasonis simple: A child's own identity is very much tied to that of his family.
Here are some guidelines to help you steer clear of trouble: Make It A Feature Length Movie, Not A Short Film.
The good news is now that your divorce is final and you survived the temporary insanity that it caused, you're ready to consider another relationship.
The bad news is next to divorce, getting into a new relationship is the second leading cause of temporary insanity. A new relationship can be an exhilarating and blissful experience.
But when she referred to their father as someone who was dating, the children were quick to insist that she was wrong."Daddy told us he won't date until we're in college," they declared.
"She's just a friend."Tears followed some time later, when the father asked his sons for "permission" to allow Joanne move in with him. C., author of Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way.