If you have siblings, they can help relate to what you are feeling about the current situation.
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.It was the best choice to make, but it would have been great had I known of the potential issues she might have had and the ways to help our child through it ahead of time.The reality is no one can predict how a divorce will impact your kids.Just know that your Mom/ Dad is not trying to replace your loved one. – Joelle, 14 Talk to your Mom/Dad if you are feeling like they are trying to replace your loved one.
Parents can be a great source of answers and confidence.– 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.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.Each situation is different, but make sure not to keep your emotions bottled up.