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If you meet a guy you like and he has kids, here are some things to consider:1. Ideally, his parenting style will mesh with your beliefs about how children should be raised. Most of his time is devoted to his kids — and you must respect that.
The number of kids he has will affect your relationship BIG TIME.2. Once you meet a divorced dad’s kids, pay attention to their behavior. Some kids will be slow to warm up to you, and even the sweetest kids have bad days and can be bratty or cranky at times, but beware of children who disrespect you or their father, or who show consistent behavioral problems. The more parenting time a divorced dad has, the more his children will influence your relationship. Unless the divorced dad is a widow, all children come with a mom.
Dating a divorced dad does have its challenges, but it can also be fulfilling.
Each divorced dad is different, and you may find one you really connect with. Tall, Dark and Handsome walks up to you, smiles and introduces himself.The divorced dad doesn’t have to get along with his ex all the time, but if their relationship is rocky or she is a mean or difficult person, this can create strain on your relationship.Another important issue is you: Are you really cut out for dating a single dad?
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.If the ex is difficult, this will cause problems down the road.