Dating someone with kid

Recognise that a father’s love for his children is paramount, or should be.Trying to compete with children for their dad’s affection is a catastrophic strategy that will end in tears – yours." Peter Sheras, a clinical psychologist at the University of Virginia, and the author of "The commitment is the most important piece because, when there's commitment, that becomes obvious to the kids."Being true to yourself and your partner is key.Not every dating relationship reaches the level of commitment that necessitates including the kids.

It’s no big deal, but failure to tread softly can kill off a potentially brilliant romance. This is a concept that is sometimes hard for people who aren’t parents to understand.

For many single parents, dating is exciting and scary at the same time.

On one hand, you can hardly contain your enthusiasm for your new love interest.

Question for both men and meet someone and you guys hit it off, then he/she tells you they have a kid or kids...that an instant turn off or red flag for you?

would you continue seeing them knowing that you're not really interested in becoming a pseudo parent figure to their offspring?