The Rules of Single Parent Dating

July 18, 2011  |  

Rule #1: Wait, wait, and wait some more before introducing a boyfriend.
Your child does not need to meet every guy that takes you to dinner. Studies have shown the revolving door negatively impacts a child’s perception of relationships and commitment. Children are wired to desire nuclear families, so seeing Mom with another man is an adjustment within itself. Sure, he’s dating you and your child but there is no need to open the door for emotional bonds unless it’s something you all plan to make official.

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