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Non Negotiables for Single Fathers

Updated on April 29, 2015

Non negotiable as a man with children in the dating scene.

  1. No woman should be a consideration in your life if your child does not like her. This does not apply to children entering the teenage or wonder years stages when they don't want you to be with anyone else except their mother. You know when a child is avoiding or choosing not to engage with someone and/or feels like a third wheel.

  2. If she offers to cook for you at your home and/or pick up something for you to eat, knowing your child is present, and picks up enough for herself or just the two of you-She's a throw away.

  3. If she can not enjoy family oriented activities and down time together then she is not a keeper.

  4. Last, and most important, if she does not treat your child like her own then she is not a keeper.

There are so many people looking for love today however it is more complicated when you have the responsibility of caring for children. While it is not impossible to find love, there is more to consider than your needs. One should never be made to feel that they must choose between love and their child/children for there is no competition -Your Child Always Comes First. If you are involved in a relationship then you are a package deal – period. If that person can not accept your family then they do not deserve the privilege of you.

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What are your thoughts and tips to help single fathers meet the right type of women considering it is more than their heart on the line when it comes to dating?


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      Akriti Mattu 2 years ago from Shimla, India

      Nice post