Dating as a single dad
And when you can’t reestablish harmony in the family, short-term counseling could be beneficial for everyone. I love him.”The actress declined to reveal the man’s name or how they met, but she did offer a hint at the latter: “If you have a kid and you have a basketball game, look at the daddies. Barbara Brooks expected her adult kids, Amy and Bryan (names have been changed), to be happy for her.
“You’re our family,” Amy, then 25, yelled at her mother over the phone.
Money-talk avoidance seems to be more common among the wealthy, but the taboo exists across all economic classes.
Fanning the flames, perhaps, was the recent buzz over a study suggesting many boomers didn’t feel they owed their children an inheritance.
And, given that boomer divorce rates are on the rise, increasing numbers of parents are likely to experience disapproval from their adult kids when Cupid’s arrows land.
“Children of all ages feel betrayed and abandoned when their parents divorce because their cozy nest is disrupted,” Lieberman says.