You can’t let these nasty thoughts of your partner going back to their ex.Sure they share a kid, but having children does not guarantee a healthy marriage.Recent research by Mary Park shows exactly how family structure patterns have changed and that separated parents can still love their children without having to actually be together.You don’t have to get pregnant when dating someone with kids just to keep him with you.Men and women with children are dating because they want to move on with their lives. They are not dating you because they want to feel free, or get revenge.They are looking for someone to make them forget what it was like to have children with someone you can’t stand. That’s not how men and women with kids think when they are dating. If you have the same serious feelings about them, then let go the bad thoughts and think of happiness with the person you enjoy spending most of your time with.
Now that you have mastered all five rules, you just need one more to get your training complete.
If you are dating someone with kids older than 10 years old, then you have to remember that they are going through their teen phase when things are uncertain. If they show some kind of disrespect, don’t take it personally. Even if they like you, they need to see strong evidence that you are “cool” enough for them. Competing with the real mother or father of the kids never ends well.
They have a huge advantage, so what’s the point of trying to compete with them? It’s not a competition where you need to show what a great mother you would be if it was you in the first place.
Realize that he is now yours and nothing will change this.
Open communication and honesty is key when dating someone with kids. Tell your partner how you feel about them having children with another person.
Let’s explore the 6 rules you need to know when dating someone with kids and get prepared for an interesting and rewarding journey into the unknown!