You have to understand the fact that they don’t want to spend the rest of their life alone, because before you know it, you’ll be grown up and having your own life to deal with.So, it’s not that their replacing them, and it doesn’t mean they’re over the loss, but nobody should have to spend their life alone.
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.
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.
If you have siblings, they can help relate to what you are feeling about the current situation.
It’s not an easy transition when a parent starts dating again and there is unfortunately no formula to make it that way.
Each situation is different, but make sure not to keep your emotions bottled up.