Dad dating after divorce
If you’re divorced, or have ended a long-term relationship, well-meaning relatives and friends may encourage you to start dating again soon.
But how will you know when you're ready for a new relationship?
The quality of that connection – good, damaged, or otherwise – powerfully impacts dads and daughters in a multiple of ways.
A father’s effect on his daughter’s psychological well-being and identity is far-reaching.
He suggests that divorced parents call a truce with their ex-spouse – to put an end to active fighting and to collaborate.
The father-daughter connection, even several years after a family dissolves, is heavily influenced by consistency in contact and the quality of the relationship.
Certainly a strong father-daughter connection is a challenge when it comes to post-divorce relationships. In his recent book Always Dad, Paul Mandelstein, advises divorced dads to find ways to play a crucial role in their daughter’s life.Why is the father-daughter bond so vulnerable to disruption after divorce?