Dating single dads with kids
In fact, that is the big takeaway: Stop feeling guilty.
I recently received an email from a female reader seeking my input on a situation that she's dealing with.
She has some real concerns about how the relationship is going and wanted to hear from my perspective the true dynamics of what she's experiencing.The most interesting thing about the essay was the resulting shitstorm of controversy which landed Waldman on a much-viewed Oprah episode during which a hostile audience nearly attacked her. Cliche as it may sound: You gotta put yourself first. You must make it a top priority to hang out with other adults — girlfriends, dates, relatives and friends. Yes, that essay is a decade old, but it warrants a revisit because parents — mothers most especially — are still expected to make our children the center of our worlds, and I do love [my daughter]. It is not normal to spend all your time with children, nor make your offspring your primary emotional support. I wrote Now that I've given that background on the journey I've taken, let me share with you a bit of what I conveyed in my response to the woman who emailed me.This applies more to those who date loving, responsible fathers.
And in these families, the parents put their relationship before the kids.