courtship dating by crystal castles lyrics - Single parent families and dating
Have you endured all the discouragement you can take in one paragraph?
Tamara Hartley was once a single parent herself of four children and trying to balance her dating life with every other aspect in her life was a challenge, but she not only managed, but now is living in her happily ever after with her new husband.
To me, it's those success stories that really offer a great insight and inspiration for me and let's me know that not all hope is lost.
They either convince themselves they are better off not going beyond getting their feet wet (at best) or they deny and minimize their fears, which can lead to making reckless plunges. Well, the chronically painful realities of divorce that involve children may be likened to having a chronic and debilitating illness like arthritis.
Instead of periodic flare ups of painful inflammation of muscles and joints we are left dealing with periodic flare ups of our children’s painful struggles to come to terms with our divorces, flare ups of our own painful struggles to come to terms with divorce and episodic painful dealings with our divorced spouses.
We begin to put into focus the outlines of the people we have been pursuing as three dimensional people as distinct and separate from needs gratifying objects.