Have you ever met the perfect guy and then – surprise! It might not be your intention to date a single dad, but this happens to many women – especially those who prefer to date older men.Whether you’re currently dating a single dad or have your sights on a guy with kids, keep reading for helpful advice that will make your relationship run smoothly and prepare you to face unforeseen problems.One good way to get on her good side is to be kind to the children (no need to spoil them). If you really want to be the some day, you’ll need to show the children you care, but that you are not trying to replace their biological mother. Your friends might ask you why you would put yourself into that situation when there are plenty of guys out there without kids. It’s up to you to decide the best way to handle the situation.
This can be difficult to find in this world of overgrown Peter Pans on the hunt for their own mother figure – you know, someone to remind them to go to the doctors, praise them constantly, make sure they have everything they need or want.
Playing mother to a series of adult Peter Pans got old real quick, so this kind of attitude was a very welcome change of pace.
This gives you the opportunity to show that you’re different (and better) than his ex. If you treat the kids like friends, they will talk to you about everything and come to think of you as their best friend.
When dating a single dad, it’s important to acknowledge that the mother exists.
Since there's a kid involved, he isn't trying to throw caution to the wind and hopes to God things work out.
If you're in his life, that's because he's letting you be in it.There in his arms was the most precious little girl, and I swear I felt like I fell in love with both their smiles right then and there.I knew I would never forgive myself if I didn't give him an honest shot.Keep the relationship between the two of you, and when marriage becomes a consideration, have him introduce you to the kids.Think of it from a child’s perspective: Dad has a new girlfriend for a few months and then she goes away.Nothing is a big deal until it's an actual big deal, and you'll learn the difference real quick from dating a single dad.