Must-Read: Single Dad Dating Advice
Dating is weird enough, it’s never any better when you have another piece of nonsense thrown into the mix. And yet, for those single dads out there who have just gotten out of their relationship and still have to deal with getting the kids off to school and making sure they eat, going on a date is a task that can just seem too overwhelming, to the point where you may not even want to try it anymore. But that’s not the solution. Instead, you have to head on out there and give it your all, but just not be stupid about it.
And so today we’re heading over to Men’s Fitness where thy have a list of ten things that all single dads need to keep in mind when they’re heading out into the dating world. For instance, among the pieces of advice that they’re giving those of us in that situation:
Rule #4: Don’t divulge too much about her
They’ll want to know her name, what she looks like and whether she has children, but little else. In terms of meeting her, this is a decision your child should make. You can ask if they would like to meet the woman you are dating, and if they say no (sometimes one may say no, and the other will want to), then respect their wishes. However, be sure to add that at some point in the future if you should ever meet someone you want to date exclusively, you will want them to meet her. Most children will be okay with this because they can’t really imagine that happening.
Another nine tips and things to keep in mind await you at the link above. So check it out if you’re in that newly strange situation.
About Rick Mosely Rick is the editor for TSB magazine.