Plus, the child’s mother may not be happy about a complete stranger being around their child so closely.
Also, be sure to observe what type of father he is. Does he make being a father a full-time job or is he a part-time dad? When you see what type of father he is, it allows you to see him in a different light.
While other single parents are probably the most likely to be interested in dating someone with children, there are lots of people who have no children of their own who would be delighted with a ready-made family.
If things get serious and he lets you into that part of his life, then great!
You can get to know his child and have outings and do fun things together.
You can still date someone with children, but there is a way to be responsible without affecting the child.
It is important to remember that you are dating him, his kids. If it’s just a casual situation or the beginning stages where the two of you are still trying to figure each other out, there’s no need to stress or obsess over his responsibilities. For those of you dating with kids, I understand that sometimes you don’t disclose that information because you want to have a social life and would like to keep certain things separate, but honestly, everything will eventually overlap once things pick up with the person you are dating.
Dating a man with children is always a delicate situation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t.
But you should consider these things before you dive in too deep.
You are a vibrant, energetically alive adult who deserves to have a social life.
To help make the transition from mommy or daddy to date, lover, boyfriend or girlfriend, stop thinking of yourself as just a parent, and start thinking of yourself as an attractive, devastatingly sexy single.
Some of you might be thinking, "I'd love to start dating, but who would want to date someone with four children, a dog, and two parakeets? Don't automatically assume just because you have children, you're less desirable.
There are plenty of people who like children and who want to date someone with children.
You can tell when someone knows how to handle their business and when someone doesn’t.