This means that you have been dating this person for at least six months, you are seriously involved in a monogamous relationship.● Six months may seem like a long time, but it is never good to introduce your child to multiple partners!We’re all past the middle Ages to think that single or divorced parents are not going to date.Our concern is the children and what they see, imagine, and feel.However, how you deal with this aspect of your life will affect your children for the rest of their lives.
● It is important to remember that whatever the age of your child(ren), if they are close to three years of age they have the cognitive skills to understand in their own way, what is going on and who this person is to you.
It’s hard enough for them to accept that their worlds have fallen apart and that the life you brought them into, no longer exists.
Infants and young children, even if they do not have words, believe that their parents are the center of their young worlds and that they feel safe in believing that it will always be that way.
Originally from Denver and now living in NYC, Angie has been writing since she was small.
She lives in the Flatiron district with her partner Tanya and their mutt Sparky (always adopt!