Tips on dating a guy with a child
You’ve had few dates together and everything was fine, but now he wants you to meet his kids… Take a deep breath and see clearly what you really want.
If you don’t see a future together, then don’t introduce his kids, even if that means that after this decision your relationship will be over!
Dating a man who has kids obviously have some disadvantages, but it also has some really good advantages as well!
It’s not the end of the world if the man of your dreams comes with a baggage!
You don’t have to become a best friend with her, but now when you’ll see her children more often you should have a good relationship with her!
In this relationship he’ll have to find time for both of you, so be ready that maybe sometimes he won’t be able to pay the whole attention on you! You must accept the fact the your man have other financial obligation in his life.
Now, when you already made a decision to start dating a man with kids you must find a strength to be stable all the time!
Now when you have kids near you, be sure that stability is the key to success!
Maybe patience is the answer, & lots & lots of understanding/empathy (which I can also use from him at times).
By Priscilla Morales, mom to two awesome kids, stepmom to a rockstar stepdaughter. Toys in the bathtub and — on occasion — in the toilet. For the single woman, single should not be eliminated from the dating pool.
I feel I can relate somewhat to your current issues & concerns, being a woman who dates a man (2 yrs. I, too, often feel marginalized or shut out (by no fault of his own), & try to make myself invisible so he doesn't lose time & connection with her.