The more animosity between the exes, the harder it is on the new relationship.
Remarriage can pose a completely new set of unexpected challenges for the honeymooners, which is why one of the hardest roles in a remarriage is being a stepparent.
You and your boyfriend could talk with a lawyer about a pre-nuptial that would protect both of your assets as well as of drawing up a will prior to marriage. He had been divorced for a full year at the start of our dating.
To give some history, I am 14 years younger and we just got engaged!
This role can have bigger challenges if the biological parents don't get along.
Although your fiancé had been divorced for a year before the two of you started dating, based on his ex's reaction to the news of your engagement, I would have to say that their relationship is not over and that they have 'unfinished' business that the divorce is still addressing.
When he told her we were engaged she told him to get out and then proceeded to throw a glass at him.
I just want everything to be ok for his daughter and for her to have a normal life.
The better a relationship is between the two exes, the easier it will be on the 'new relationship'.
Understand the feelings the children might be experiencing that can lead to some of the behaviors they might exhibit toward you through real reader responses.
Dear Dating Coach: I have been dating a 60 man for one and a half years. We are discussing marriage, but we have two problems: (1) his son (mid thirties) disapproves of me.
He has a daughter that is six and I spend a lot of time with him and his daughter.
He is supposed to have 50-50 custody but keeps her 90% of the time.