Episode Seven

Lovers Without Borders

August 23rd 2012

  • STAY ALONE! DON'T DATE!

    by Z.

    I am an adult child of divorced parents. They divorced when I was a minor child. Dad had a "woman in every port" this went on for so long yet my mother is of the don't divorce under (almost) any circumstance.…

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    Nov 18th

  • There has to be Borders !!

    by ITCS M.E. (Cadillac) Lealie

    I'm a single parent that dates and, to be honest Judge J, I play the ladies man role a lot. One thing I do not do is bring the ladies home or around my kids nor do I get involved with her kids. I believe…

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    Sep 20th

  • My dad dated a girl the same age as me!

    by S.

    When my parents divorced, my dad starting dating a girl that was the same age as me. I was 27 at the time and this just did not work for me. The rest of my family loved her and accepted her. This only…

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    Sep 16th

  • Protect the kids above all

    by Cathy

    My ex-husband remarried soon after our divorce, which was after an affair. The woman he married must think she is a family specialist. She has never been married before and has no experience with children.…

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    Sep 16th

  • Discipline in a Blended Family

    by Robin

    Been married 32 years to my second husband - I had two and he had one, and we have none together. The first thing I told my children is regardless of what was going on, they would respect him as an adult…

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    Sep 15th

  • Keeping the Kids Out of It

    by Katherine

    I was relatively lucky (all things considered) that when I met my husband, my daughter was still an infant (her father having left us when I was pregnant). We laugh about it now, but before I even went…

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    Sep 5th

  • Keep it Kopacetic ;)

    by Michelle

    Our children can know our friends without knowing our relationship details. Keep it simple in mixed company, and that can include other adults. Guard your privacy and take time to fully process your own…

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    Sep 5th

  • Chapter II

    by Mandi

    I was widowed at 20 and was left to raise our 4 month old son (now 11 years old). My husband was in the Marines and was killed in a training accident preparing for Afghanistan. When my son was 3 1/2,…

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    Sep 3rd

  • Putting My Toe Back In the Dating Ocean

    by Karen

    After finally leaving an abusive marriage of 20yrs., the last thing I had on my mind was a man! But after 2yrs. of celibacy it was actually one of my sons who urged me back onto the dating scene. Quote,…

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    Sep 2nd

  • Meeting my second wife...

    by Everett

    It was back in 1994. I had put an ad in our local newspaper in the lonely hearts column. It was called 'meeting point'. In the ad, I said that I was a single father with 3 children all living with me,…

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    Sep 1st

  • Marrying again...

    by Barbara

    First I want to say how grateful I am to communicate with you Judge Judy. You are my hero. I never miss your show or any show you may be on. I respect you immensely and admire you to the utmost. I was…

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    Aug 31st

  • Men can wait! My daughter is more important.

    by Samantha

    My husband and I spilt up 3 years ago. I have had offers to go on dates with guys, but I alway say no I am married. My daughter is 9 years old, and I don't want to be a bad example/rolemodel to her. If…

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    Aug 30th

  • Happily Married

    by Denise

    I met my husband 20 years ago when my daughter was a teenager. We married after 6 months. I did not introduce my daughter to my husband for about 3 months. Once they met and I asked her opinion about…

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    Aug 30th

  • Blood Comes First

    by Frank

    I can understand someone wanting to find a new mate for a variety of reasons, however, one must consider the risks and challenges that come with bringing a new partner into the picture. If it's done correctly,…

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    Aug 30th

  • A successful introduction

    by Rachel

    All of us want to move on after divorce, some faster than others. However children need time to adjust and introducing a new partner is a delicate process. I decided that I would always date for a few…

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    Aug 29th

  • My Single Mom Dating Experience...

    by Doreen

    I had two young girls and divorced when they were around 7 years and 5 years old.  I dated, however, I never brought the man home and never introduced them to my girls. My girls did not know I was…

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    Aug 29th

  • Love with definite borders

    by Amanda

    Kids are good judges of character. My son was around far before my partner. If he had an issue with a partner of mine, we would talk about it. If it was not working for him, it would not work for me!

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    Aug 29th

  • Wednesday Is Your Day

    by C Morgan

    When I was a single mom and my daughter was young, I only dated when she was at her Dad's on Wednesdays. I felt it was best not to bring anyone into her life that may not be a permanent fixture. I think…

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    Aug 28th

  • Single Mom Waiting for Daughter to Go to College

    by Barbara

    I am a single mom and to avoid the problem I have decided to wait until my daughter goes off to college in the next to 2 years to move towards any relationship. I have had a friend for 20 years and have…

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    Aug 28th

  • Totally Single NOW

    by Christine

    I had been married 11 years when I divorced; my son was 6 years old and my daughter not yet 2 years old. I had a pretty wild time back in those days and an excellent baby sitter who didnt mind staying…

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    Aug 28th


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