Teenager dealing with parent dating

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Each situation is different, but make sure not to keep your emotions bottled up.

Having someone to talk to, whether it’s your parent, a sibling, or even just a friend, makes a difference.

I feel that marriage would be a bit extreme at this point, but all I can do is be happy for my mom, because if she’s happy, I’m happy.

Make sure that you’re comfortable with the person that your Mom/Dad is dating, and if you feel a weird vibe off of them, tell your Mom/Dad. – Julia It can be really hard to talk to your Mom/Dad about dating after losing a parent.

If the adolescent is now motivated to dress to be deliberately attractive, it can be threatening to see a parent dressing with the same intent.

Your parent just has to have some fun time to get things off their minds..!!

– Laura, 16 My mom recently started dating, and it’s really hard to adjust to.

– Candace, 18 Your parents aren’t trying to replace your loved one.

You have to understand the fact that they don’t want to spend the rest of their life alone, because before you know it, you’ll be grown up and having your own life to deal with.

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