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If you found yourself (or are) single today - Would you date a man who had children?

Why or Why not?

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Asked by SabrinaMBowen at 1:35 AM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Relationships

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  • Sorry but NOOOOO. I've been there done that and his kids were major brats. I'm not saying all are like this, just my personal experience


    Answer by tracylyn245 at 1:38 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I dated a single dad...his wife had died of breast cancer when their second baby was still a baby.....his kids were hellions and then I dated another guy with one kid he had on weekends, that was okay for awhile. Then i met my husband who was a single parent to a 17 yr old and that felt right, she was almost out the door so I jumped in and when she turned 18 he left her his house and bought me a new one

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:43 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Sure.I'm married now to a guy who has a son from a former relationship.Had more trouble from the ex than from the child.

    Answer by GingerKitten at 2:59 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • baggage....

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 6:02 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I think it would depend on the kids - I wouldn't rule it out though. I actually thought about going out with a guy who was newly separated and whose kids are 8, 7, 2, and 1. I decided not to go out with him when I found out he was 50 and his wife was only 25 !! Yikes - he has bigger issues !!!!

    Answer by JustMyOpinion22 at 7:02 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • No I wouldn't .... I know I would have issues with my kids coming first, issues with the ex etc...I know myself enough to know that I would not make a good stepmother with having kids of my own.

    Answer by mom2queenie2004 at 8:38 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Well,I'd be hard pressed to find a guy around my age(37) that DIDN"T have kids

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:17 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I did and am. My SO has a 2 yr old from a his ex wife, and he isnt the first single dad that I have dated either. I think it is wrong just to go off whether someone has kids or not.

    Answer by LiLJeni at 2:30 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I would not turn down a man with children. I have dated one. However, I would only date one who was involved actively in his children's lives.

    Answer by gypsysmiles at 4:00 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

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