I am not looking for just a lover.” Through expanding circles of friends, Frank met several women, and found a connection with Andrea at a bonfire party hosted by a mutual pal.When he was at the stage to introduce her to his children, he was concerned about the effect this development might have on them. Because Andrea is a ceramic artist, Frank thinks a clay-working visit with his kids might be a good entrée for introducing his new friend.It was both for the sake of decorum and so as not to further disrupt the lives of her kids, then only 10 and five. At first she restricted dating to nights when the children were visiting their dad.
Either way, I knew I would know when they were ready to meet her.” Frank was right.Forget classified personals, speed dating, or other Toronto dating sites or chat rooms, you've found the best!The online profile had been intriguing enough: Dark-eyed stranger, at least as tall as me, a smattering of common musical tastes (I would forgive him Metallica), some hint of wit, a suggestion of creative energy, a fondness for the canine set, his own hair.That would be exactly when one of the kids would come home to get their homework.I took everyone’s keys away.” The greatest challenge of dating as a single parent is keeping all the balls in the air, says Fiona. You have to keep all things separate but still meet everybody’s needs.“As long as he is thoughtful of his children, takes time to introduce a new person and makes time to talk openly about how his children are feeling, then he will be able to work through it, painful as that could be at times.” One young client recently told her, “It would be OK if my dad dated.