Dating an older man with a child

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Don't compromise any rules that he and the mother established just to get his children's approval, but offer them sound advice and compassion.

His countless nights staying up to cater to his children's every need has likely turned him into a more compassionate human being.

The dating scene is full of potential suitors but you think the nice guy who has children could pose problems for you. As opposed to dating a guy without children, you'll have the opportunity to see firsthand what type of father he is.

You may feel his obligation to his kids will cause friction as your relationship begins to grow and you're worried he won't have quality time to spend with you. Ultimately, this information will tell you if he'll make an ideal father for any children you have together one day.

This is going to be different from any other relationship you’ve had in the past. Keep in mind that this guy can’t be carefree – he has to provide for his children and be available whenever they need him.

However, you can rest assured that a man who has taken the responsibility of caring for his child/children has good qualities like commitment, responsibility, and love for his kids.

Think of it from a child’s perspective: Dad has a new girlfriend for a few months and then she goes away.If this continues to happen, the child will be hurt as well as the father.Time for intimacy may be replaced by time spent together with the children. Remember: in actuality you’re dating the entire family, not just the guy.Additionally, you will get a glimpse at the necessary steps he takes to make his children a priority in his life, such as making arrangements for his children to be picked up after school.If you've ever wondered how it is to be a mother, dating a guy with children will give you the perfect setting to go on a test drive.

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