Take from it what you will: Wait Even though my boyfriend was eager to introduce me to his kiddo early on, we waited a long time before it actually happened.You have to make sure you're serious and your partner is serious before you bring the kiddos into the mix.But how do you deal with this situation when you don't have any children of your own?Knowing that I was moving back to a small town after years of living in cities, I looked at my therapist and said: "I can't date someone who has children. And while I was in love with both the man and the kid, I was totally lost. There is nothing wrong with single or divorced parents. But my friends back home in the small town I was moving back to? He had a son with his ex-girlfriend, who I also remember from my past.
Prior to our meeting, I had mentioned that I had some news to share.
It's not fair to the kids if you aren't going to stick around.
Dating someone with kids when you still feel like something of a kid yourself can be a challenge.
If you meet a guy you like and he has kids, here are some things to consider:1. Bad behavior often reflects ineffective parenting and other problems, and these problems will have a destructive effect on your relationship.3. There’s a difference between a divorced dad who has full custody because mom has serious issues and a divorced dad who only has his child during the summer. Hopefully, the single dad’s ex will be a reasonably nice person and he will have a good relationship with her.
The number of kids he has will affect your relationship BIG TIME. If the ex is difficult, this will cause problems down the road.