In our case, when Brittany was young, we wanted to instill a modest dressing policy. We have seen so many young girls dressing as if something was for sale. Rule #6: You May Have Different Ideas About the Future Whether or not you're a single parent yourself, the two of you may have conflicting opinions about cohabitation, marriage, and future children.Be open, be honest, and communicate clearly when it comes to these important and sensitive issues.
What I'm trying to say is this: Prioritize the things that are important to you in a relationship, and then keep those in mind.
It's good to hold the guy you're dating, single parent or not, to high standards—he should treat you well and make you feel good about yourself, yet it's not good to throw away a healthy relationship because you expect to have a monopoly on his free time or expect his kids to adore you immediately.
Rule #3: Don’t Overstep Because his kids are important to him, they should be important to you, too. If he's divorced and not widowed, chances are his kids still have a mother who is very involved in their life.
Rule #5: Jealousy is Bound to Happen I'm not just talking about you.
With single dads, there's all kinds of people who were in his life before you were.