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Dealing with parents dating after death

This can be a difficult truth when you've lost one parent, and feel your surviving parent pulling away from the family into a new relationship, but remind yourself that we each deserve to seek our own happiness.

is a licensed psychologist in clinical practice in Santa Cruz, California for over 25 years, and specializes in relationship issues for couples and individuals for improved quality of life.

Remember how much you cared whether your parents liked your high school boyfriend or girlfriend?

That is exactly how much your widowed parent (and his or her significant other) care whether or not you approve of their relationship--not at all.

Your parent may go through drastic changes throughout the dating process.