Parents on rules for dating
It’s because I did exactly what experts recommend: take it slow, not force a new guy on the kids and follow their lead.
Dan respected his sensitivity, approaching him with conversation or a board game as a way to grow close.
When Laura and Jeff Solomon were dating, they concocted chance meetings as a way to familiarize their kids.
“We didn’t (say), ‘Hi, this is my boyfriend and his kids,'” Solomon says.
“You can love your father or mother and also care about a new person.
It’s not wrong.” And it’s OK when children become attached to a significant other – if the relationship is serious, say Spector and Dr. “The other person can be an excellent role model,” says Spector.Terri Orbuch, professor at Oakland University, research professor at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research and a family therapist.