Dating while divorcing with kids
You’re entitled to your feelings about that, and you get some space to make it about you, too, because some of it is.
There’s nothing worse than a desperate clown doing tricks for approval.
Many clients and friends dive right into the post-split dating world (some had a toe in the water before the actual split, so it’s not super tough – but that’s another article).
She’d already lost something immense when her parents divorced, and she couldn’t bear the thought of losing anything else.Yeah, I know, the children of the man I love don’t want me around, which makes said man feel guilty and stretched in too many directions, in turn causing fear and insecurity for us both.Tell me one more time that it’s not personal, I dare you. His kids dislike you only as a concept, not as a person—they’re looking for that same safety and stability we all are, and you just happen to be the embodiment of all that threatens that.If he’s your entire world, then all you’ll be able to see when he spends time with his kids is time that you don’t get to be with him.Keep your life full of things that are only yours, that have nothing to do with who you are as a girlfriend.