Dating is hard enough, but when you add someone else's kids to the equation, things can get tricky. Tall, Dark and Handsome walks up to you, smiles and introduces himself.You take one look at him and become excited — think this just might be your lucky day.However, there are a lot of single dads out there who can take this overboard and make you a constant #2 in their lives.If you’re looking for someone who can cater to you 24/7, a single dad is not a good idea. Simply put, the mother of his child isn’t someone that will disappear anytime soon.DILFs are now being extolled as perfect marriage material by some girls, but the truth is that dating a single dad isn’t always filled with joy, laughter, and angelic kids. In fact, depending on the dad, it can be a total waste of time.Here’s what you need to know going in: Dads will probably put their kids before you (and that’s how it should be).Anything can come up and it’s important for you to realize that you’re not the only person in his life. He’s smart to take things slow with introductions because a child shouldn’t be involved in the dating process. It’s a good move to make sure things are going well before bringing someone into a child’s life.
It’s no big deal, but failure to tread softly can kill off a potentially brilliant romance. This is a concept that is sometimes hard for people who aren’t parents to understand.
Recognise that a father’s love for his children is paramount, or should be.
Trying to compete with children for their dad’s affection is a catastrophic strategy that will end in tears – yours.
You’re back on the dating scene and met this wonderful guy.
You get the impression you met someone who’s serious and hoping to settling down someday. He’s given you hope and opened a door you once closed.