Advice for women dating single dads
What is never seen is how much they want me to find happiness and love, and how easy they make life for me most of the time.
Yet still, I am viewed as the hot guy with baggage, especially to women who don't have any kids.
Before I start on the lessons I learned about dating a single dad, let me give you a bit of history about me.
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 adore my kids but dreaded the moment that I dropped that bomb on the women I was talking to. “Yes they have two different moms,” I text back with a sigh.
I was that guy on dating websites who was once afraid to mention my kids in my profile because no one would match me, and I always felt awful about it.
They can fix toys, tape hockey sticks and build a mean LEGO tower. (They also know really cheesy family-friendly jokes.) 13. Because of his kids, he still treats his ex and her family with respect.
A man who doesn't run from responsibility, and isn't afraid of the words “love, “marriage” and “family.”It is the badge of a man, who has done things wrong, and made every effort to learn how to do it right.Patience and compassion are paramount in life to raising children. Love is something as a father I know better than most.You see, a good father offers everything a woman who truly wants to be loved could desire, yet because we have children, you too often run away.You also get the added benefit that when we do have them, you get your space and time to do whatever you want to do.We are the easiest guys to date because we aren't needy; we get all the love and affection we could want from our kids.Just because he has kids doesn’t mean he can’t be “the one.” Here are 15 reasons to date a single dad: 1. There’s no guessing if he’ll be a good father; you KNOW that he is. He knows how to be patient, gentle and encouraging. You say that you want to be the center of attention?Well, when I don't have my children, you have my undivided attention.We support each other and co-parent because our kids are what matters, not us.We respect and admire one another as parents and people, regardless of the fact that we didn't work out.