Children (especially young children) quickly can become attached to someone new and, consequently, may be confused or hurt if the relationship ends.
If your date wants you to meet her son right away, suggest that she introduce you as a friend.
Common reactions to a new relationship include resentment, fear, jealousy and competitiveness.
Much of how your date’s daughter will react depends on her age.
Dating isn't a single mom's top priority, so help her arrange things so she can get out with you.
Don’t bring anything extravagant, which he may perceive as an effort to buy his affection.
A single mom has to be tough, independent, patient, real, practical, fun, selfless, nurturing, and picky about the right man for her and the kids.
She is confident and appreciative of her strengths and abilities.
Ask the child for help planning-requesting his opinion can help get the relationship off to a good start.
I’m really starting to like this guy I’ve been dating. I’ve heard that a divorcee’s child can make dating the parent a real challenge.