You can’t always choose when love comes calling, and for some it just may happen to be during the second trimester.

But like anything in life, successful relationships that can endure the added stress of a pregnancy usually require a whole lot of patience and maturity.

How are you worried about starting a new relationship while you’re busy creating life?

I’ve witnessed how complicated nine months can be for even the most planned pregnancies.

Most of the young women I teach are balancing preparing for the unexpected with taking time for themselves.

Even the most seasoned couple can find themselves tested when bringing a baby in the world, so starting a relationship in the middle of a pregnancy is nothing for the weak willed.

I won’t say women shouldn’t date while pregnant, but you have to be honest with yourself about exactly how much you can or should handle during such a demanding time.

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If you never did malware analysis before, the material presented can be overwhelming.

It’s not easy to immediately put what you learned into action (you might understand a subject theoretically but might not be comfortable enough with the subject to put it into practice).

In the long run, starting a new relationship during a pregnancy isn’t ideal, but it isn’t impossible either.

Toya Sharee is a community health educator and parenting education coordinator who has a passion for helping young women build their self-esteem and make well-informed choices about their sexual health.

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