Talking with a counselor or other divorced parents who are dating may help.
If he's really put off by the idea of you dating a man other than his father, explain that you're making new friends, just like he does when he's in a new situation.
Try to maintain your usual routines with your son so that your dating doesn't disrupt his day-to-day life and he still has lots of time with you.
“We didn’t (say), ‘Hi, this is my boyfriend and his kids,'” Solomon says.
“We went to the park and, oh, we happened to run into Jeff, Jake and Jordan.
“Be concrete with little ones, abstract with teens and pre-teens.
Always use the concept of friends.” First, second, even third meetings of a “significant other” and your respective kids should occur in neutral, fun locations – Chuck E.It's not necessary for him to meet every person you go on a date with — this may be overwhelming and confusing.Wait until you know if a relationship has serious potential before introducing your child.“In both cases, (I introduced him only) when I was sure that I was going to maintain a long-term relationship,” Singer says.“It’s not good to introduce your children to a lot of different people,” says Steven Spector, Ph.“No matter their ages, explain (to your children) why you’re dating and that no one will ever replace the other parent,” says Dr.