Problems with dating a divorced man
Divorced dads I've dated have bailed on things from Saturday night movie plans to major events in my life when babysitters backed out or their exes called for last-minute back-up.And while divorced dads have legitimate childcare responsibilities, it can sometimes feel like they're using their kids as an excuse to keep me at a distance, or end the relationship altogether."Hopefully, he's learned from his experience and is more aware of what it takes to be in a relationship," she adds.Coming out of a marriage that didn't work, divorced dads have been through tough times.
For that to happen, though, it generally requires a lot of soul searching, awareness, and work on yourself.And the idea of being a stepmom someday keeps that door open.But for all the pluses, there are some very real downsides of dating divorced dads.Some guys milk their divorced-dad-ness in their profiles, flaunting lots of pictures of themselves with their adorable offspring, and some show no signs of being a parent, only to confess it on the first date as if it's a secret to hide.Earlier this year, I went on a date with a guy who, practically before I sat down, blurted, "I'm divorced and I have two kids!
And, as fathers, they know how to care for another human being!