Divorced dads dating daughters
Children are adjusting too, and introducing a significant other too soon — or someone who is not a positive influence — can have damaging psychological and emotional effects.
About half the marriages in the United States today end in divorce, so plenty of kids and teens have to go through this.
Some kids feel guilty about what happened, or wish they had prevented arguments by cooperating more within the family, doing better with their behavior, or getting better grades.
But separation and divorce are a result of a couple's problems with each other, not with their kids.
But when it happens to you, you can feel very alone and unsure of what it all means.
It may seem hard, but it is possible to cope with divorce — and have a good family life in spite of some changes divorce may bring. Usually divorce happens when couples feel they can no longer live together due to fighting and anger, or because the love they had when they married has changed.