When your boo has children there are schedules, babysitters, school emergencies, and worst of all ... I've dated a man with kids twice and each time the ex stirred the relationship pot.
But how do you deal with this situation when you don't have any children of your own?Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!After dating and befriending men over the past decade with children, I’ve found two things to be true. Dating a man that has a horrible relationship with his child’s mother is a situation you never want to get into. When dating a man that is in a constant battle with his baby mama, you will never be at peace, because he is never at peace. If the comment is somewhere along the lines of we deal with each other well, or we maintain a relationship for the child/children…I proceed.Obviously, I haven’t polled every man and every relationship, but I think we’ve all seen enough to know it’s no fun for anyone. Now, you’re probably wondering how their relationship could be too good. The divorce rate is higher, and the number of people having children outside of being married is astronomical.
They had history, and that was just the way it was. This is in no way to imply that any woman that has done this wasn’t provoked in some way. After hearing so many of these stories, I considered myself blessed to have never been in one.Meaning YOU, is not going to introduce any ol' person into his child's life. It also made me realize that I wanted to have children of my own one day, and I knew upfront that my partner would be a great dad. By Sujeiry Gonzalez, love guru for 93.9 FM and relationship author. Imagine how difficult it is to be a stepmother — you have to look after his kids, cooperate with their mom and share your man.That's what's in store for you when you date a guy with kids.Knowing What You’re Getting Into Communicating with the Father from the Start of Your Relationship Dealing with the Mother Easing Yourself into the Child's Life Community Q&A You're dating a man and he has children.These days it's becoming more and more common for someone to enter a relationship with children from a previous marriage.And it has made me think a lot about relationship dynamics…I honestly don’t think I could be with a guy with a vindictive ex.