Start Dating a single dad tips

Dating a single dad tips

Recovering after divorce or a breakup can be incredibly difficult.

You can date freely and meet people, but just be careful about rushing into anything too soon.

You need time to heal and take care of yourself, especially when you are trying to parent at the same time. You might be tempted to keep your dating a secret from the kids, at least for a while.

Now might be a good time to channel your energy towards your kids as you transition during your divorce, so you might not have a ton of energy for dating right now anyway. However, in my years as a therapist, I have found that secrets can do incredible damage to a relationship, even when well-intentioned.

Finding a way to co-parent with your ex is crucial, especially when you finally feel ready to start dating to again.