Just remember these eight rules for dating single dads.Rule #1: Be Realistic You might be used to someone who only has you to spend his time and money on, but with a single dad, the situation will be very different. Try not to be too upset if he can't afford to take you on extravagant dates or he has to cancel because his daughter got sick. Dating a single dad is, most definitely, a challenge, but it can be an immensely rewarding experience too.From surmounting the ego, attachment, and jealousy factor associated with the ex to being the step-mom/friend or just another woman the ex-wife does not want feeding her children cereal – the list can be endless.Since his kids come first you have to be nice to them! Things might happen and he may be late or have to reschedule. Your boyfriend has a lot going on so it is better for everyone if you do too. Last thing he needs is another hungry mouth to feed. You have to be able to deal with them if they have a tough time adjusting. And when you bring single parents, their former partners, and their children into the mix, things get even messier.But that doesn't mean that every attractive single dad you meet is off limits!
Many things could cause a perfectly decent man becoming divorced, sudden change in life goals and incompatibility are valid reasons, others could be genetic or illness.
The union might have produced a child making the divorced father a single dad.
Being widowed The death of a spouse can come whenever it chooses and this could apply to old or newly wedded couples, anything could lead to the death of a loved one even after have a child or children together, the death of a companion will change the status of the father into a single dad.
You also need your own life and activities, as his kids will have a lot of activities too! Remember this is hard for them – to see their dad with some one other than their mom.
He won’t be able to spend as much time with you or as much on you as a man without kids may.