Don’t try to force your way in and become super mom in the first couple of weeks.
If you like him and want to be a part of him and his child’s life he needs to see the wife/mom in you. So things like excessive drinking, excessive profanity, weed Wednesdays to get over the hump, the club every weekend, and things like that will get you cut quickly. He wants to know that you are responsible and mature and ready for the next step.
Ask about his child often and think of outings and events that the child can be a part of and not just trips to an island or adult themed events. This will show him that you can love his child too.
don’t allow yourself to refer to his child as “pumpkin,” “booby,” etc too soon. It will come off as if you are pretending and rushing things.
If he is the one moving too fast remind him that he has a child and that you don’t think you should be at his house until you two are really serious and it’s time to meet his child. He will appreciate your thoughtfulness and respect!
It’s important that you seize the opportunity when he feels it’s time to meet his child. He’s telling you that he knows what he wants and you are it. Make sure that when he brings you into his child’s life that you love his child as if he/she were your own. Nothing will win this man’s heart more than this!
Those are 7 tips that I’ve seen work when dating a single dad. Not every man is the exact same but following those 7 tips will give you a great chance at becoming the woman in his life and if you have a child then you’ll understand even more the importance of these tips. Don’t consider his children as baggage instead see them as a blessing and embrace it. The fact that he has kids may be your diamond in a brown bag instead of getting cubic zirconium in a Tiffany’s box.