If he shares custody with his ex, he likely has every other weekend free. They are always in the picture and spontaneity becomes a thing of the past.
Rule #1: Be Realistic You might be used to someone who only has you to spend his time and money on, but with a single dad, the situation will be very different. Try not to be too upset if he can't afford to take you on extravagant dates or he has to cancel because his daughter got sick.
Rule #2: Know the Difference Between Expectations and Standards Standards are the things you must have in a relationship—mutual respect, attraction, fun, etc.
So, if you are a single woman and are contemplating a ‘happily ever after’ with a single dad, you might want to consider the following: 1.
He owes his allegiance to his children, FIRST And that’s a good thing.
Expectations, however, set you up for disappointment, and they blind you when you've got something good.
What I'm trying to say is this: Prioritize the things that are important to you in a relationship, and then keep those in mind.
In early 2011, after almost 10 years of marriage, I found myself divorced, single, in my mid-30s and (gasp!! For the first year and a half of my new “singleness” I shunned the thought of dating.
I wasn’t ready to share my life with someone and really needed the time to grow and figure out who I was, and what I really wanted in my life.
Not only would you be with someone who is unlikely to rush into things, is in it for the long haul, has immense patience, can keep his composure, is a parent and therefore, on his way to a heightened degree of selflessness, but you’d also be with someone who knows what it takes to make a relationship work.
Dating a single dad is, most definitely, a challenge, but it can be an immensely rewarding experience too.
Online single parent dating, is an ideal way for single mums and dads to meet each other and build relationships!