Are you bringing some negative habits or misplaced bitterness into your next relationship? When the kids move out and move on, what will be left of your relationship? You will offer your children your best parenting when you yourself are fulfilled.
Take your time to make sure you are ready to give your Best Self to your Best Match. Your bond must be rooted in something deeper and stronger than the kids. Insisting on isolating yourself from trying to find a relationship – if you want one – isn’t fair to the kids. But if your kids ask about why you chose to be single, don’t say it’s because of them.
If this person interferes with your rhythm or your parental spidey sense tingles, listen to your inner voice. So if you’re ready to start dating as a single parent, be open and be receptive.
Your Best Match might not seem like your Best Match at first.
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