The link between the relationship role model provided by your parents in your formative years and the choices you make in love are directly connected.
We’re not damaged, or broken, or incapable of loving someone — we’re just practical about love and marriage.A study shows children of divorced parents can suffer the effects of the breakup throughout adulthood.It is through this experience that you develop a particular mental and emotional framework about relationships.What you say to your children when you begin dating after your divorce will depend largely on their age. You'll be in bed when I get home."With school-age children (6-10) you can begin to provide more information.If you need a reminder about what to expect at each developmental stage have a look here When talking with young children (infants and toddlers) describe the person you are seeing as a friend. I'll be back soon."With preschoolers (ages 3-5) still describe the person you will be going out with as as friend. You will likely want to have a more in-depth conversation about dating.