Dating single men with kids

09-Mar-2020 02:08

I receive lots of emails from women, many without children, asking questions about dating single dads.

The common problem is meeting his children – specifically, why won’t he let her meet them, why he avoids, or goes hot and cold, about meeting them, and similar.

Indeed, if you are serious about having love in your life, online dating is the sensible choice, as you can easily find others who feel the same.But when deciding to date a woman with a child, you should be clear about your expectations for the relationship upfront with yourself and her.In other words, if you’re still in the “dating just to date” phase of your life, involving a woman with a child is probably not the type of relationship you should engage in because your actions will more than likely impact the lives of two people — the woman and the child.After all, your next great love might be just around the corner.Irish family stereotypes normally revolve around the idea of the bigger the better but, in fact, many Irish households don't live up to this model.

Indeed, if you are serious about having love in your life, online dating is the sensible choice, as you can easily find others who feel the same.

But when deciding to date a woman with a child, you should be clear about your expectations for the relationship upfront with yourself and her.

In other words, if you’re still in the “dating just to date” phase of your life, involving a woman with a child is probably not the type of relationship you should engage in because your actions will more than likely impact the lives of two people — the woman and the child.

After all, your next great love might be just around the corner.

Irish family stereotypes normally revolve around the idea of the bigger the better but, in fact, many Irish households don't live up to this model.

While the age of the child plays a factor, if you’re not looking for anything serious, you shouldn’t play the “I’ll figure it out” game with a ready-made family.