In general, a good guideline is about a six-month wait from the time you separate from your spouse to the time you start to date, although dating will often occur sooner. You should talk with your child about your new adult friends. Allow your youngster to express her feelings and opinions.
Should I wait until my kids are grown to date?
No. You wait until you meet someone who is ok with you having kids, who likes them, and who your kids are comfortable with and then start dating them. Not a lot of people are ok with dating someone with kids. BUT: Younger kids are a LOT easier to get to accept the situation…the older they get, the harder it becomes.
Do empty nesters get divorced?
Does An Empty Nest Cause Divorce? The Empty Nest does not cause divorce, but things drastically change when our children “fly the coop.” We might not have addressed issues that were troublesome to our marriage.
Should I waiting to divorce until child is 18?
Waiting until your child is 18 doesnt necessarily mean that they will be better able to handle the divorce. But, if you and your partner feel it is best to divorce in order to preserve your co-parenting relationship, that may be the healthier route to take.