At the time of interview, seven years since his divorce, Singer had only introduced his son to two women, neither of whom he ended up marrying.
“In both cases, (I introduced him only) when I was sure that I was going to maintain a long-term relationship,” Singer says. The West Bloomfield mom of nine (seven of her own plus two stepsons) cringes about how many men her husband’s ex has traipsed through their boys’ lives.
(Our kids) friended each other.” “To this day, they still joke, ‘We remember when we met Jeff. '” “Unless you’re very, very serious, the person shouldn’t sleep over,” says Spector.
“Be concrete with little ones, abstract with teens and pre-teens.Plus, it ends the “reunification fantasy” that all kids of divorce maintain, hoping their parents will reunite like .Research shows that “it’s the exception that parents remarry,” says Dr. “The most difficult thing for kids to understand is they don’t have control over their parents’ relationship.” “Clarify that it’s OK to like and love two different people,” says Spector. It’s a different game to date when you’re a parent and while there are no hard and fast rules, parents and experts agree on some guidelines – the least of which is, let them be ready before you are. We were hiking through Cranbrook on a sunny Saturday and I squirmed as he spoke the words. So you could imagine my surprise that they were ready to create our own version of the With a more than 50-percent divorce rate, America is seeing more blended families than ever before.