Also, the father will always be connected to the mother, and she has the perfect excuse to intrude on his life whenever she wants to, like calling at all hours of the night.
I’ve not only dated a man with children, but I’m also the child of a divorced man.
So this brings me to my first point: If you date a man with children, you can never expect to come first.
I’m a rational person, so I realize that a man’s children should and will come first.
My dad started living with my stepmother when I was really young and as I grew older I started resenting their relationship.
I viewed her as the evil woman that took my father away from me and my mom.
It was difficult for us to make plans because we had different schedules, and, to make matters worse, his daughter would get sick (or whatever) when we had plans.