How To Date a Guy With Kids
Watch more Dating Survival Guide videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/289-Dating-Survival-Guide Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Date a guy with kids using these hints and learn to have a thick skin. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Get advice first Speak with anyone you know who has been in a similar situation before you get seriously involved. Educate yourself and decide honestly whether you are ready to date someone with children, especially if they are teenagers. Step 2: Examine your true intentions Examine your needs and what you want from this man, and discuss your hopes for the future with him to make sure you're on the same page. Step 3: Accept that the kids are first Accept that his children will often come first as you develop your relationship. Don't try to parent his children. Tip Be wary of a man on the rebound. Get to know the man before investing your heart. Step 4: Stay out of the way at first Stay out of the way at first to avoid making the kids uncomfortable before the relationship has even proven to have a future. No need for them to have to deal with the confusion unless you're going to be around for a while. Step 5: Follow his lead Follow your partner's lead on conversations, activities, and outings once you've both decided that it's time for the kids to meet you. These are his kids and no one knows them or their feelings better. Step 6: Be a sounding board Focus on being a sounding board as you get to know the children, showing compassion for their already emotional situation. Don't comment to the kids on their parents or the situation. Did You Know? A longitudinal study concluded that adolescents who had a healthy relationship with both parents fared better in adult life.