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It’s even worse if the child’s parent says disparaging things about their ex-lover.Hadfield figures that no matter how difficult it can seem, it is likely better for kids to still have contact with their parents’ romantic partners even after the romance ends.Many parents prefer not to tell their children about their new relationship until it becomes more serious, usually after a few months.
After all, they didn’t choose to break up and can become very upset when they lose contact with another caregiver, especially if they had begun to like having that person around.
As I mentioned earlier, custodial parents often want the stepparent to be a real parent with responsibilities for the kids.
Most of the evidence suggests doing otherwise, especially if the child is over the age of 6.
There are no firm rules here, and a lot will depend on the reasons for the original family breakdown, and if there have been other stepparents in the child’s life.
Children, however, seem to like consistency—and that means whatever rules they’ve been living with before their stepparent showed up should be the same rules they keep having to follow.