Dating a woman with a problem child
You may consider bringing the child a small gift to show your good will and sincere interest in him, such as baseball cards for a collector or new crayons for an aspiring artist.
Don’t bring anything extravagant, which he may perceive as an effort to buy his affection.
What kind of reactions can I expect from his daughter? But more than likely, she will be upset by your relationship.
Many children of divorced parents still have a lingering hope that their parents will reunite, and you are a sign that her parent’s relationship really is over.
You and your girlfriend should talk seriously about this next step.
Then you raise it in a joking way—maybe while watching a sitcom about the horrors of potty training, you say, “You’ll be in charge of potty training when we have kids, ha!Go ice skating, take a day hike, visit the zoo or attend a sporting event.Activities such as those offer low-pressure ways of becoming acquainted with each other.Only after a relationship is very serious should you consider exposing the children to this side of your relationship.By waiting, you will show the children that sex is not to be taken casually and that it should be reserved for only serious, loving relationships.