Most men try to avoid conflict with the women in their lives at all costs, so it’s a pretty safe bet that he will go along with whatever ridiculousness his children’s mother puts him through.
I think it was much more than a coincidence that The Cop’s ex was never available to pick up their daughters early from school or take them to doctor appointments.
I dated The Cop off-and-on for about six years and I have to admit that love kept me from realizing just how big a problem his children were in our relationship.
Recently, he and I made plans to have a friendly, totally platonic drink to celebrate my promotion.
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If you date a man with kids, then you will inevitably be deemed the hated stepmother.
You’re too young and cute for this title, and no one needs a complication like this in a relationship.
If you’re a 20- to 35-year-old woman without any children I caution you against dating a man with kids.
I did this once and, let me tell you, I learned my lesson.