September 10, 2020
By Alex Clarke and Josh Hoch
For divorcing couples who are also parents, the question of when and how to introduce a new friend or partner will likely come up during or after divorce. In this blog post, we share nine videos that may help you and your co-parent decide when and how to introduce a new boyfriend or girlfriend to your child.
Introducing Your Kids to a New Boyfriend? | Oprah’s Lifeclass | Oprah Winfrey Network – Watch as actress Kym Whitley and life coach Iyanla Vanzant reveal how to know when you’re ready to integrate your love life with your home life:
Dating Advice For Single Moms | How To Introduce Your New Boyfriend To The Kids
Understanding Children’s Fear of Replacement – Assisting Children Through Transition
My child’s mother has a new boyfriend. How should I act? Does the age of my child make a difference? Gain tips from this video:
The video below addresses:
1. Are you ready to begin dating?
2. Are your children ready for you to begin dating?
3. Are you ready to introduce your children to a new partner?
When Should You Introduce Your Child/Children To Your New Gf/Bf:
A licensed professional counselor and mediator share tips about How to Introduce Minor Children to a New Boyfriend or Girlfriend:
Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli shares his tips on when and how to introduce a child to a new partner or love interest:
What happens to a family after divorce and remarriage? SoulPancake brings together a blended family and gives them an opportunity to express how they feel about each other:
The videos above were selected by Alex Clarke.
Mr. Clarke is an intern with MWI while studying criminal justice at Johnson & Wales in Rhode Island.
He is in the process of becoming a mediator and hopes to help families in crisis resolve disputes through mediation and negotiation.
To learn more about internships at MWI, click here.