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In terms of meeting her, this is a decision your child should make.

“Divorced dads are usually dealing with limited time with their kids, so they can feel guilty about dating.” Regardless of your circumstances, you’ll know it’s too soon to date if you need to talk incessantly about your former wife in glowing or not-so-glowing terms, Fisher explains.

However, be sure to add that at some point in the future if you should ever meet someone you want to date exclusively, you will want them to meet her.

Most children will be okay with this because they can’t really imagine that happening.

Rule #5: Avoid the revolving door Introducing women into your children’s lives too frequently can skew their perceptions.

“Children can get attached to them, and then if they disappear it can make children cynical and pessimistic about romantic relationships,” says clinical psychologist Ken Condrell, Ph. Rule #6: Be sensitive about when and how much time you spend on dates Never sacrifice time with your kids for time with a date, Fisher says.

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