Communication that all focuses on what is best for the child involved. Co-parenting can be as awesome as you allow it to be.The adults need to know how to put their opinions and drama in check to ensure the child is aware that this is actually happening, and it is a good thing. When push comes to shove, this generation has completely put the man behind the wheel when it comes to entering a relationship because in reality, many of these men do not want to settle for one dish when they can be having the buffet.As awful as that sounds, it is the truth and without stopping the promiscuity on both genders, they will continue to assume control.I really wish there was a user manual to help maneuver through this aspect, but with the ever present "if this than that" shift in reality on a minute by minute when it comes to having kids, a manual would be very difficult to draft and maintain.Have you talked to your ex about dating and establishing boundaries and how to bring the children into the know of the situation?You meet someone great and hit it off right off the bat.
In reality, they are merely saying whatever they can just to get in the girls' pants.
While there are still plenty of young adults in monogamous relationships, the common trend has begun heading more towards a crapshoot in which everyone sleeps with everyone.
While this may seem disturbing to the older generations, time has been changing and with the addiction to instant gratification of this generation, sex is also becoming more common and expected.
You have taken the time you needed to dust yourself off and move forward with your life.
You have your own place, your own schedule mixing time with your kids and being alone. You are ready to move forward with that life and try your hand at dating again.
If women really wanted to make a relationship work, maybe the trick is to start acting like more ladylike and stop sleeping around.