Pros cons dating single dad
He shares 50/50 custody with his ex, and honestly his ex has been great.
They had an amicable split, she has moved on and seems happy with her relationship, and he only really talks to her when it has to do with their daughter.
I didn’t tell him this right away, but the reason I would turn him down was because of the fact he had a kid. It’s definitely a possibility, but I don’t feel ready at this stage.
I tried to create some distance between us, but he somehow convinced me to go on a date with him.
I just don’t think she likes me very much, despite me spending lots of time with the both of them, but also letting them spend time together without me interjecting.
For example, usually when it’s his week with her, I’ll go upstairs after work for most of the day or shopping or hang out with my girlfriends and don’t really see B much until it’s time for bed.
He said most of the time, it seemed like I felt the same way about him, but when it got down to it, I always got scared.
I was honest and told him it was nothing personal, but that I couldn’t see myself with someone who had a kid.
But, I can’t help feeling like he puts me on the back burner.
But things I never considered -- like getting laid off when I was five months pregnant with practically no money in the bank -- hit me like a Mack truck."Still, the same mom adds, "My daughter is the most precious gift I have ever received.
I was on this site a few years ago when I was close to becoming engaged.
Some of these issues will affect you, while others may not.
As one single mom put it, "Everything I expected to be a problem -- loneliness, fear of giving birth, the belief that I'd never date again -- turned out to be no sweat.