Fortunately, things were generally amicable and they had developed a parenting plan that both of them felt good about for working with Emily and Samantha.
But once the final divorce papers arrived and he was no longer married, David came face to face with a new reality. Old friends that he and Sandra had enjoyed had kind of chosen sides, and he found a number of them no longer returned his calls or texts.
Accept responsibility for your own decisions, and accept the potentially dramatic consequences of your actions.
David found himself in a total state of denial after his and Sandra's divorce was final.
Are you aware of your role in the marriage’s demise?
And, have you made as much peace as possible with your ex and the divorce?
So how can you start off on the right foot when you're just beginning to dip your toes back into the dating pool?Wait until a reasonable time after the divorce is over before introducing your friend to your children.Do not blame your spouse for becoming irrationally angry and your children for becoming resentful and alienated from you.I’m in it to win it, not in it for a minute.”At this point, I hope you’ve done the "inside work" necessary to find a healthy relationship.Do you understand what went wrong in your relationship?