So he wants someone else to be there when it's his weekend with his children who can take care of them. Bitter Dad: He complains about his ex-wife constantly -- and how she's spending his money. Emotional Wreck Dad: This dad is so scarred by his past relationships that he can't move forward with someone new.
Images of a credit card-wielding Medusa come to mind. And he thinks you are going to be as controlling as his ex-wife and as critical as his mother. College Student Dad: He's using his divorce, and his single status, to live like he's in college.
to do and the mistakes to avoid if you do decide to go down this path with a divorced guy, especially if they have kids.
DATING MISTAKE 1: I ignored the signs of his opinion on kids.
And before I fell in love with the divorced dad who became my second husband, I went out with a handful of these men. Whew, it was almost enough to make me want to spend my nights alone with a cat.
There was the guy whose kid went to my kid’s school. And the guy whose ex-wife I ran into at the grocery store, where she gave me the evil eye and the once-over. So to save you a little time, here are 5 types of divorced dads to stay away from: 1.
(Hey lady, you were already divorced when I started dating your husband. Sitter Dad: This dad isn't comfortable being alone with his kids.
He didn't spend this much time with them when he was married.
Until you realize he was probably this way before he got divorced. Sex-Driven Dad: He's the one whose wife didn't put out for the last couple years of their marriage and he's just looking to screw around. You feel bad for him, but he's not willing to work on healing himself. Laundry on the floor, mold in the bathroom, video games on constantly, and a fridge full of cheap domestic beer. But they actually like spending the night in sleeping bags. In my experience, it's the dad who's been divorced for a while, puts a lot of time and effort into his relationship with his kid(s), and is respectful to his ex-wife. Except for one thing: his laundry somehow still ends up on the floor.Have you ever dated one of these types of divorced dads?