Dating after divorce effect on children
Children between the ages 5 and 10 were more possessive of their mother than older children.Leah Klungness, co-author of The Complete Single Mother, states that post-divorce dating can be stressful for children.
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Teenage children are entering a new world of dating behavior that may include sex, and will look to their parents as models of behavior. Research has shown that single parents’- and especially mothers’- attitudes and behaviors on sex and dating influence their children’s attitudes and behaviors.
Specifically, single mothers’ dating behaviors directly influenced their son’s sexual behaviors, and indirectly influenced their daughter’s sexual behaviors by affecting her attitudes on sex.