What to expect when dating a single father
And they will probably have ketchup stains when they show up there, too.You see, to come see you, they had to feed their kids corn dogs for dinner because they were already running ten minutes late. If he starts telling you about the bicycle technique that works wonders for child constipation, trust me… Next, you should know that single dads may show up not completely groomed. Their facial hair may be longer or thicker or less-shaven than they usually like. During that time, you’ll hear all about his kids’ sports, his kids’ accomplishments, his kids’ science projects, and possibly even his kids’ most recent pooping problems.Expectations, however, set you up for disappointment, and they blind you when you've got something good.
And because first impressions are everything, and because their time is limited, they will want to wait until you won’t be scared right out the door. Consider this a “how to date a single dad” advice list. He’ll eventually realize he’s doing it and the conversation will then become first date appropriate. But if you have your eye on one, there are a few things you should know about them. First, you should know that he’s going to talk about his kids. I know, I know, the conversation should be greatly focused about you, him, and both of your awesomeness on a first date, but you have to understand that single dads live and breathe their kids and their kids’ happiness, so give him a minute or twenty to get it out of his system.They may have some ketchup or other undistinguishable stains on their sleeves that they didn’t notice. This is totally normal and something you will eventually find to be very sexy. Raise their kids, and maintain a home, and support their families. Trust me, they don’t want to be and they did their best not to be, but there is just not *quite* enough time in any day to get it all done.Sometimes, it is everything they can do to get out the door to come see you in the first place. Next, you should know that they will probably not want to take you back to their place for quite some time. 1) they really don’t want their kids meeting any new person in their life until they are sure it is going to last a long while.