Dating a man with a child can be challenging, but also rewarding. Especially if the child is young and your boyfriend is not the custodial parent, as your relationship with your boyfriend deepens, it's more than likely you will have contact with the mother of his child. How you handle that may also affect your relationship with your boyfriend. You do not want his child's mother to misinterpret your intentions.
6 Tips for Dealing With Your Spouse's Baby Mama or Baby Daddy Drama
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Dating A Man With Kids
I did this once and, let me tell you, I learned my lesson. I dated The Cop off-and-on for about six years and I have to admit that love kept me from realizing just how big a problem his children were in our relationship. Recently, he and I made plans to have a friendly, totally platonic drink to celebrate my promotion. I totally understood why he had to cancel, but the situation also reminded me why he and I could never work and why I will never date a man with children again. The Cop has two daughters and a demanding job, obviously.
Dating A Guy Or Girl With A Baby
The dating game is hard. But when it comes to children things can get a little tricky. We asked our Facebook and Twitter followers whether or not they would date a man with multiple children, why or why not and how many is too many. See what they had to say. Steffon : I could date a man with multiple children but it depends on how many multiples and more importantly how many mommas!
The span of time between their respective ages never seems to really matter, as long as they are older. Usually, her limit tips at the year mark, but sometimes, she will make a concession for 15 or I could never understand what a recent college grad would have in common with someone I considered to be a parental figure. On the other hand, as we have grown a little wiser, the idea of having a seasoned love interest has become more appealing.