Talking with a counselor or other divorced parents who are dating may help.
Thousands of kids experience the stress of divorce each year.
Be patient — it's likely to take some time for your son to adjust.
Many kids hope their parents will get back together, but, ultimately, most want their parents to be happy.
Try to answer their questions as truthfully as possible.Most middle-years children need some time to adjust to their parents' separation before their mother or father begins having new romantic interests.In general, a good guideline is about a six-month wait from the time you separate from your spouse to the time you start to date, although dating will often occur sooner.You should talk with your child about your new adult friends.Allow your youngster to express her feelings and opinions.The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician.