Women tend to overlook these, because the situation isn't exactly what they thought it would be like. Depending on whether he has full or partial custody of his child, it can severely limit the amount of time he spends on leisure activities.
We'll explore the advantages and disadvantages to juggling co-parenting and dating below. The simple act of going out on a date may require him to hire a babysitter or ask family and friends to watch his child for a few hours, which is sometimes a major inconvenience.
Don’t date someone who isn’t providing financially for his children yet wines and dines you every night. Is there an unspoken agreement between the co-parents—don’t bother me about seeing your child, and I won’t bother you about paying child support?
You must decide if you want to date someone who makes that kind of trade off. That’s not who the baby’s mother is—that’s who he is.
I “met” Deesha Phillywaw through her book Co-parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive in Two Households After Divorce.
I wish I read her work before I became a co-parent.
Before the conversation ends, he asks for your name and number so the two of you can continue talking over the phone.
Just as soon as you thought your prayers have finally been answered, he tells you he'll call you once he drops off the kids..his baby momma's house. So what's a woman to do when she meets a single dad?
I didn’t realize bills stretch far beyond a daycare’s door.Dates may sometimes canceled in cases where the child gets sick or a babysitter is not possible.