When there are kids involved, it's a major loss for them. They feel especially powerless and shameful if the mother of their children turned out to be not such a great mother. There's a reason for the expression, "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread." 2. Hostile ex-wives tend to extend their bitterness to the new woman in her ex's life.
How well has your guy worked through the angst of his marriage ending? Some will try to alienate their children from their father as well as his new partner.
If he has a friendly relationship with his ex, how friendly is it? The ex dropped by, came into the home and maybe even had a key!
After all, he’s already going to be watching his own.
They don’t have to worry about putting their kids to bet and getting them ready for school the next morning. Or do you want someone that hasn’t so much as changed a diaper helping you raise them? But a boyfriend that has kids of his own may be able to do you a solid and watch your kids while you go out with the girls on a Friday night.
If you do, you're a little ahead of the game because most parents understand the unconditional love and responsibilities they have for their kids. If you don't have kids, you may be a little more challenged but that's okay if you are willing to explore these 6 things you MUST find about: 1.
Divorce is a type of death and requires a process of grief, even when one may have desperately wanted the divorce. Most men live with guilt post-divorce, even when a divorce is more than warranted. BTW, if he's separated versus divorced, consider that a red flag. If he has a hostile relationship with his ex, you can expect a lot more complications than what will already naturally exist when dating or living with a guy who has kids.
However, there are a few things childless men should keep in mind when deciding whether they are ready to date a woman with a child, or children. Figure out if you like or want kids BEFORE dating a woman with children.