This is information they are entitled to, and you have to tailor how you deliver it to be age appropriate.
As much as you may have hated the guy, you need to get past that and bring some compassion to how you tell your children that their father was a sad and ill man.
My daughter took a class from him last year on my suggestion. My daughter had met my boyfriend early in our relationship but was only just recently invited to meet her boyfriend's father—he is a widower of 10 years. I feel like all four of us are getting serious and marriage has been talked about between both couples as well.
While in that class she met and started dating a fellow classmate who decided to take the class because of a suggestion from his father. She was in shock when she realized it was the same man, and I still am after finding out. Is it considered a major social scandal to have your daughter-in-law be your own daughter? A: You two couples should have a double wedding and instead of the Wedding March play, "I'm My Own Grandpa." It would be amusing if your daughter and her husband became stepsiblings, etc. Both couples getting married would certainly solve the dilemma of deciding which in-law gets to see the kids at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
She has supported the household alone for the past three years as I studied, and we have always planned to have children and for her to stay home once I completed my degree.There are many things outside of the norm, both physical and mental, which people have to deal with because in lots of cases there's not much to be done.But there's no doubt, especially for children, that being different is harder.Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on weekly to chat live with readers. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Things were going great for me, my daughter and my relationship with "Tim." Tim and I were set up by a mutual friend who is a professor at the college my daughter attends. I feel like I am in a horribly-written daytime soap opera. Parenting, Dating: I've been divorced for five years, raised a wonderful daughter who is in her fourth year of college, and started dating a wonderful man one year ago.I have taught her how to respond to this attention.