Dating a man with kids differs a bit from dating a childless guy as the guy’s ex is usually out of the picture -- not dropping off kids every weekend.
Not to mention the children’s museum doesn’t often make it onto the date night hot spot list for guys without kids, and spontaneity is almost certainly a childless concept.
I can step up as a stepmom, my income and all my love, so i am hoping i can find the same. But then again, most guys in general can’t keep up with me... I recently dated a dad, I really like him because he was a great dad...
I work out 6 days a week, I have 2 careers, volunteer & take care of my kids.... Hopefully I’ll find someone that will match my drive! he’s also well-known and a ladies man so, I’m back to the dating scene! I’ve been in relationships with all childless men... But yeah, I know a ton of girls that date/marry men with kids... lol Sad truth is very, very few decent men are going to want to date a woman with children.
His children require stability and bringing home a different woman each week to meet the kids can drastically upset that calm.
In the early weeks or months of your relationship, be prepared for a somewhat undercover relationship.
As it develops, the two of you can discuss whether or not you’re on the same page, and then you’ll have an opportunity to meet the kids, advises the Kidshealth article "How Can I Help My Child Deal With My Dating After Divorce?
" However, you should consider discussing tough issues before that happens, such as the possibility of more children in the future.
Be flexible and maintain some independence so you can take care of yourself during the parent-child-only times.
There is a thin line between being involved in the lives of your partner's children and assuming a motherly role and overstepping your boundaries.
my kids taught me how to be selfless and how to grow as a person...