Or that the guys you're dating aren't 23 anymore either. Pilossoph lives in Chicago with her two children. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link. Kids are your get-out-of-a-bad-date-free card. Turns out I can afford to be a little choosy after all.
Almost all kids have a hard time with their parents entering into a new relationship.
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Reasons include that they might still be hoping their parents reconcile, they have a hard time trusting someone new, they feel scared or awkward around a new person, or being connected feels disloyal to the other parent. This is time just for you, to have fun and do a little exploring. When we headed back to the house, she had me stop and let her out, and told me to drive around and that when he left, I could come in. So, what you have with your new love should stand on its own — with or without the support of the kids. Let the child dictate how close he or she wants to be to you.