Be particularly cautious if he's already looking for Spouse #2. Periods of adjustment are to be expected, especially if things heat up.We all need time to heal and don't want to plunge blindly into the rebound relationship. But extreme discomfort, acting out, and outright interference may signal issues just beneath the surface. We would be wise to observe their reactions, heed their reasoned warnings, and consider their hesitation. If you each have children at different stages -- for example, your kids are in elementary school and his are in college -- anticipate some potential problems if you're hoping for a long-term relationship.For now, your job is to be a girlfriend, not a mom.It's tempting to out on your game face for your boyfriend's kids, especially if they are young.
She's a single woman without kids who's dating a divorced dad with a daughter.Presents, treats and fun outings can be great ways to bond, but don't go overboard.If you begin by showering them with gifts it won't only be hard to keep it up, it might make them mistrust your motives.That relationship produced a daughter who was 3 at the time that the divorce took place.I got remarried 2 1/2 years ago and we now have a son who just turned 11 months old this week.You can read Today we have a blended family of four.