Dating a man with kids and feeling left out

20-Aug-2018 11:51

It might be a good idea to partner with a therapist who can facilitate a thorough exploration of these issues and support you in the process.

Once you have gained greater clarity on your thoughts, feelings, and concerns about the fact your boyfriend is already a father, it seems that the next step is to talk to him.

Wasn’t I the same person who vowed to never date a man with a child? There are other men who are single, childless and worth getting to know. I was up for the challenge, and decided to give it shot.

In my case, we haven’t really had any tension thus far. there are many people out there who have a child with their ex. Coming to terms with it depends on what the single (and childless) individual is willing to accept, all in the name of love and finding ‘the one’. Possessing the ideal qualities is what would make the final deal in him becoming a potential husband.Kind regards, Sarah Sarah Noel, MS, LMHC, is a licensed psychotherapist living and working in Brooklyn, New York.She specializes in working with people who are struggling through depression, anxiety, trauma, and major life transitions.Are you concerned about whether your boyfriend will want to have children with you, given he already has three of his own?If he does want to have children with you, are you worried that it won’t mean as much to him as it does to you, as a first-time parent? Did you envision motherhood coming later in your life?

In my case, we haven’t really had any tension thus far. there are many people out there who have a child with their ex. Coming to terms with it depends on what the single (and childless) individual is willing to accept, all in the name of love and finding ‘the one’. Possessing the ideal qualities is what would make the final deal in him becoming a potential husband.

Kind regards, Sarah Sarah Noel, MS, LMHC, is a licensed psychotherapist living and working in Brooklyn, New York.

She specializes in working with people who are struggling through depression, anxiety, trauma, and major life transitions.

Are you concerned about whether your boyfriend will want to have children with you, given he already has three of his own?

If he does want to have children with you, are you worried that it won’t mean as much to him as it does to you, as a first-time parent? Did you envision motherhood coming later in your life?

She’ll still hate me.” Dating someone with kids can be really difficult. It doesn’t mean he doesn’t love you or want to be with you. If you do that, when he IS with you, he will love you so much more.