Advice for dating a man with children
Christie Hartman is a psychologist and author of five dating and relationship books.
She has written for several online publications and has been published in numerous scientific journals in the areas of mental health and addiction.
Christie earned her master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Colorado.
Even with just two people involved, dating can be challenging.
Because of this, single dads can be more mature, responsible and giving.
They’ve learned how to care for someone other than themselves.
“That means you have to take into account that they will likely be in the picture as well and you have to be able to have reasonable discussions.” If you decide to move forward with the relationship, figuring out when you should meet the kids is bound to be something on your mind.(Just ask Luke and Lorelai.) That said, there are a few factors to think about that you otherwise wouldn’t have to. O’Reilly shares insight on what to know (and what to discuss with your potential partner) before pursuing a full-on relationship with someone who has children. How involved are they with their kids, and much do they want you to be involved, too?