Hopefully you have been candid and gentle with your children during the process of It's always best if both parents are able to collectively communicate the changes in family structure to the children.If the kids know what is going on, based on their individual ages and ability to understand the dynamics, then they are more prone to being supportive and understanding themselves.As much as you want to be a good parent there are times when you need to put your needs first.The whole family is experiencing life changes after divorce, but part of your new life has got to be getting out there and meeting new people.But regardless of what your child’s reaction maybe don’t let guilt keep you from jumping back into the dating game.Part of being the best you can be is taking care of your needs for adult companionship.Taking into consideration your children, relatives, friends and the people at your church may become a bit of a conundrum.
The most important thing you can do as a parent is to keep the communication open.
Yes, you love your children,and you also need to do what is best for you.
Just keep the lines of communication open and your happiness will benefit the kids in the long run!
What you don't need is concern about what others may think about how you reconstruct your personal life.
If you need to justify your actions, considerthe folks around you who now see you as a single rather than part of a couple.