I would just be really cautious about getting close to the kid, because if it didn’t work out, I’d feel bad if the kid got attached, then hurt.” “I think it would be a pain.
My friend dated a single mom and she was always breaking plans because of childcare issues, or suggesting he just come over and watch a movie. Maybe she’s like my friend and had a baby after just dating someone. I dated a single mom who had a lot of issues with her ex and I found that I got sucked into a lot of drama.
I’m young and I want to have fun, out in the world, not be tied down to someone’s living room while her kid sleeps in the bedroom. I admire my friend for being a stand-up guy and taking care of his son, so my opinion of a woman doing the same … Also, her ex had issues with me being around his daughter because he was threatened by the relationship that was forming.
Also, my friend’s ex had a kid that always wanted to sleep in his mom’s bed and that would be a problem for me. I want all the perks that come with a grown-up relationship.” “A lot of my friends are divorced and one guy even has a kid after a one-night stand.
You two may be sure of your feelings for each other, but that dynamic can be significantly affected by his young daughter's reaction to her father dating.
Initially, spend time together on occasions when the child is not with her father, so she doesn't feel you're encroaching on her time with Daddy.
Jennifer's, Samantha's and John's concerns are common, because according to the U. Census Bureau, 19.3 million Americans get divorced each year, and many of them date and eventually remarry.When Becky was invited to lunch by a man she met at a bookstore, she was excited.She was ready to date and had taken time to seek God and heal after her divorce three years earlier.You've met a great guy and want to spend more time together, but his divorce, his ex and his young daughter cast a shadow over your new relationship.Take your time getting to know your new man before taking on his daughter.