Even though she has decided to wait a few years until her daughter is grown to reenter the dating scene, she's confused about how to proceed.
This spares his children from the complicated emotions that will inevitably come with adjusting to a new stepparent prematurely.
Whenever Sharon meets someone new, she hopes that "this is the one," and Branden does, too.
Sadly, when Sharon's relationships don't work out, not only is her heart broken, but so is her son's.
She suggested that he develop relationships with other Christian men for support, rather than seek out women for emotional comfort. And, until he heals, he won't be able to relax and commit his entire heart to his new partner the way God intends.
To begin healing, you'll want to seek counsel from committed Christians who are willing to walk through the grief process with you.