Dating for a family
From the start, Cathy said little about her father's growing relationship with a new woman."I didn't really want her to know much in case it didn't work out," he recalls.
Then, Neuman suggests choosing a setting where the focus will be on an activity, not "getting to know each other better." Meeting at a playground or going to see a baseball game will be easier for kids than making conversation with a stranger in a restaurant.They’ll be glad they heard about it from you, and not someone else!“I got so sucked into my best friend’s brother that I didn't even realize my friendship with her was starting to fade away.The reasonis simple: A child's own identity is very much tied to that of his family.When the family disintegrates, achild's sense of self is threatened, even if he maintains strong ties to both parents.
Knowing I had to tread lightly, I told him I thought his brother was attractive, and I wanted to get know him better. He said he appreciated me being upfront about it and just telling him what was going on.” —: If you’re going to go for a friend’s brother, honesty is the best policy.