I’ve suffered through dating with kids for 12 years now. But there were several other dating scenarios that didn’t work because I was a single parent. Even if it’s Wednesday nights and every other weekend. And that there is potential for them to be around for a while. No matter how well adjusted we think they are as parents. And you should be really sure that this person is a nice person before you introduce them to your kid(s).
Although now I see love differently so maybe not as much as I thought. After about eight months she asked me a question: We broke up within a week.
I know this one sounds like a no-brainer, but it happens. Part of it is a natural reaction to seeing your new partner like and love someone way more than you.
That’s the way it is when you date a single parent.
Ultimately, failure to put their partner first was a sign these guys were not ready for a serious relationship, or at least not with those particular women, and that is totally normal.
But it’s not cool to pay lip service to intentions of growing a serious, long-term relationship and from the onset demote your lover to second-rank — even before you message her on