It is imperative to be prepared to adapt to unexpected circumstances: kids get sick, babysitters flake, school events pop up, and moms get tired and might not want to go out.Be mindful that flexibility and patience are key qualities.The fact that there are children involved doesn’t change why you were attracted to them in the first place.The only thing that it changes is knowing this relationship will have more requirements.You don’t have to be bros with the biological father, but be prepared to deal with another man in your woman’s life.You have to plan ahead to develop a meaningful relationship with a mom. You also need to give her adequate time to find childcare and free time.
You don’t want that to happen again and you certainly don’t want your children to go through that again.In my case, we haven’t really had any tension thus far. there are many people out there who have a child with their ex. Coming to terms with it depends on what the single (and childless) individual is willing to accept, all in the name of love and finding ‘the one’. Possessing the ideal qualities is what would make the final deal in him becoming a potential husband.This article first appeared on Gal By Marina Sbrochi You thought dating was hard the first time? You don’t want to introduce someone and one month later have to explain to your children why they don’t see "Mike" anymore. Telling your children they have to be nice or like someone is a sure fire way to ruin the meeting. For instance, a backyard BBQ with friends and your new man. Trust me, going slow now will ensure you have success later. One Mom, One Dad : Reassure your children that they only have one mom and one dad. I told my children this a few months after I introduced my then boyfriend to them.Prior to our meeting, I had mentioned that I had some news to share.As the words tumbled from my mouth, all three gave me ‘the look’.But while it isn’t the ideal situation for some women, is dating a guy with a child really all that bad? It very well depends on the man, and how serious he is about getting into a committed relationship. When my guy mentioned that he had a child, I admit that the fear factor did set in. Having to deal with the ‘chile mudda’ may not be one’s cup of tea, but this is one of the things you may have to do while you’re dating your guy. something even more special is added to the relationship, as the guy would have to trust you to take such a big step in introducing you to his prized possession, and it’s often a good sign that he takes you seriously.