Dating a recently separated man with kids
Some even cringe at the idea of dating a divorced man. Think about these things first and make sure you know what you are getting when dating a divorced man. Before even thinking about dating a divorced man, first know where the divorce really stands. [Read: 10 signs a past relationship is holding you from a better future] #2 You may have to be discreet for a while.
In fact, many people find happy endings after a couple *or more* divorces.
However, keep in mind that you can’t please everyone. [Read: 9 naughty ways to keep romance alive when you have kids] #12 What about your own future kids with him?
The important thing to focus on remains your relationship with your boyfriend, which should speak for itself in the end. Tread lightly in this department, because you consider both their well-being without overstepping any boundaries offending them and his ex-wife. When dating a divorced guy, you also have to think not only of his kids *if he has any* but also the idea of future kids with him. Some divorced guys with kids don’t want to have any more kids so you have to include this into the equation.
If you think he is pretty much set and stable in life, think again. Cooking for your boyfriend in the kitchen where they might have had sex too. Once he introduces you to his family and friends *finally*, be prepared to be scrutinized and compared.
So your boyfriend may be divorced, but that doesn’t mean he’s divorced completely from his old life.
He’s still friends with those who are also friends with his ex.
[Read: 9 easy things you can do to get his mom to adore you] #10 You may feel judged by his kids. Having kids of his own already, do you think he’s ready/wants more kids with you? [Read: 50 relationship questions to test your compatibility] #13 He may be traumatized. Perhaps his ex-wife has an addiction or mental disease *well, some guys would say their ex-wives are crazy*, or the whole marriage has been disastrous.
Either way, no one comes out of a marriage unscathed.