Parents dating during divorce
This is especially true if the dating spouse begins cohabitating with their new partner during the divorce process.
Some states have laws stating that a spouse cohabitating with a parter of the opposite sex is presumed to have a decreased need for spousal support.
So, it’s not that their replacing them, and it doesn’t mean they’re over the loss, but nobody should have to spend their life alone.
Talk to your parent about it, and they’ll tell you how they feel.
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The below question was sent in from a 17 year old girl from Virginia.
– 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.
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.While such a bias is ostensibly unacceptable in the U. legal system, judges are human and biases are natural and even probable in some instances.In addition, in some states the new relationship may be considered in the division of property or alimony determinations, so the dating spouse may not get as much as they want out of the divorce depending on the new partner's financial circumstances.If you have siblings, they can help relate to what you are feeling about the current situation.If you don’t have siblings a good trustworthy friend can help you as well.