Dating parents special needs children

If not, start today by carving out time to have a romantic date with each other, get a hotel room, go for a long walk together, drink a bottle of wine watching the sunset, write each other a love note, or snuggle in bed a little longer in the morning. Balancing the family budget requires teamwork, especially when the added challenge of taking care of a special needs child comes your way.

Having someone to talk to, whether it’s your parent, a sibling, or even just a friend, makes a difference.

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.

Just know that your Mom/ Dad is not trying to replace your loved one. – Joelle, 14 Talk to your Mom/Dad if you are feeling like they are trying to replace your loved one.

Parents can be a great source of answers and confidence.

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