They may feel that condoning parental dating would be disloyal to the other parent.
I'm not condoning what he did, but I'm not completely condemning it either!
Don't get me wrong; I'm not condoning what we did but there were others who were much worse; sicko guys who really hurt their victims; sometimes killed them.
Their effect was supplemented by the division into French and British sympathizers; the Republicans approving the aims and condoning the excesses of the French Revolution, the Federalists siding with British reaction against French democracy.
Instead, he remained at Jassy, disgracing his cause by condoning the massacres of Turkish merchants and others.