Dating is hard enough, but when you add someone else's kids to the equation, things can get tricky. Tall, Dark and Handsome walks up to you, smiles and introduces himself.
They are more of a certainty because they have history with him — and he'll be mindful of this when placing his priorities.
Try not to get upset with him if you feel you're less of a priority than you'd like at this time. As women, we are sometimes territorial when it comes to our men.
Having to raise kids really opens him up to other wonderful traits such as loyalty, compassion and selflessness.2.
He Won't Pull A "Disappearing Act"—AKA He's A REAL Man.
Take the high road and be respectful; she is the mother of his child.
But do require respect from her and let your partner know if she isn't giving it.5. Children instinctively want their biological parents together and find anyone other than their immediate family a threat to their world — this includes you. This is one of the best traits single fathers have, particularly if they are raising daughters.
Sure, you may have good intentions, but you'll have to give the relationship time before the children can open up to you. You'll need to have patience so they can see that you have their best interests at heart. They are some of the most nurturing and sensitive men you'll ever meet, as they have gained these qualities from being a good father to their kids.
Usually, when you find a guy who is nuturing and sensitive to his child, he's also nuturing and sensitive to the woman he is dating.
Before the conversation ends, he asks for your name and number so the two of you can continue talking over the phone.
Just as soon as you thought your prayers have finally been answered, he tells you he'll call you once he drops off the kids..his baby momma's house. So what's a woman to do when she meets a single dad?
Yes, a man is sometimes a jerk with or without kids but if he's taking care of his children on a constant basis, then you probably won't have to worry about him disappearing in the middle of the night.