Dating someone with small children
I let the cards fall where they may and go with my gut when it comes to chemistry between me and another person. If you elect to date above your generational boundaries, it’s a reality and one that recently became mine.
This is the place he reserves for family or as-good-as family.
But it’s still hard sometimes, and I think about Jennifer’s advice quite a bit. Instead, I find hundreds of articles about how to advance and evolve, take steps forward.
For me, however, progress has come only with a practice of restraint: Relax like a cat and take a step back.
We figured flashing lights and photo booths, prizes and pinball, loud noises and lots of other kids would be a good distraction from “Dad has a girlfriend,” which also means: “Mom and Dad are not getting back together.”David’s daughters are sweet and smart, loving and funny and generous and affectionate … I tried to relax, think of the stretch of time ahead of us, remind myself there’s no rush.
Because my own parents are divorced, I know what it’s like when Dad has a girlfriend.