Many people do successfully marry their college sweethearts, but I don't see why they would rush into it.
Young marriage does put people at a higher risk of divorce.
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The below question was sent in from a 17 year old girl from Virginia.
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.
Each situation is different, but make sure not to keep your emotions bottled up.
Having someone to talk to, whether it’s your parent, a sibling, or even just a friend, makes a difference.
I could tell my mom was happy though and so for her sake I pretended to be okay. Parenting, Dating: I've been divorced for five years, raised a wonderful daughter who is in her fourth year of college, and started dating a wonderful man one year ago.My daughter took a class from him last year on my suggestion. My daughter had met my boyfriend early in our relationship but was only just recently invited to meet her boyfriend's father—he is a widower of 10 years. I feel like all four of us are getting serious and marriage has been talked about between both couples as well.I never thought that my mom would meet someone else that she feels extremely passionate towards other than my Dad.I’m happy for my mom, because the man that she’s with is a widower, his wife died 1 year ago, and they’re very happy.My mom’s husband is a nice guy, but he’s definitely not my dad.I would say it’s a hard adjustment for the whole family because everyone has to try to be comfortable with each other and figure out the kind of relationship you will all have.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.Q: My Mom is dating again, and I’m worried that she’s trying to replace my Dad one. – Anonymous, 17 The way i thought of it was that my mom dating was to make her happy and to get her mind off things.No one will ever replace your loved one in you heart.