Advice for dating single dads
It’s necessary: we want to make sure whomever we’re entering into something with meets a few criteria a single dad has.That they: ● Are interested in something long-term and talk about the future together (unless it’s a friends with benefits arrangement).I don’t mind them seeing that some relationships are better off ending when their time has come, but I don’t want to be the kind of dad that has a whole bunch of different partners through the years.Role-modelling a strong and supportive partnership is what I’d like to be able to do.
Yes it means I’m a dad and I do the dadding on my own without a partner.
There will likely be a civil war in Fortville and separate glampsites will need to be constructed, which means negotiating land rights, forging a peace treaty and being very creative with blankets, cushions and boxes.
Plus the cooking and cleaning and other housework, of course.
I was sad after the first, and then angry after the second.
While I’ve moved on from those situations, my kids occasionally ask about the two women (which is fine — I never shut down any topics of curious conversation).● Won’t try to parent my kids, who have me as their father, and their mum already.