Dating a women with 4 kids
Each parent has to find the happy medium and make it work best for all parties involved.
Feminista Jones is a sex-positive Black feminist, social worker and blogger from New York City.
Marie, a single mother of one, says that dating with a son is challenging because she’s not only dating for herself, but to find someone suitable to help raise him and set a good example as a man.
She acknowledges that there’s always the fear a man won’t be welcoming when she tells him she has a child, but that just lets her know she needs to keep it moving.
One woman kept him and her child separate because their “friends with benefits” situation didn’t call for that level of connection.
Another wanted her child to call him “Daddy” after only four months of dating, so he had to fall back from that situation.
Anthony, a single father of three, says that being a man with children by multiple women carries a stigma of him being irresponsible and incapable of fidelity and commitment. For a man, he says, dating with children is often easier when the woman of interest has a child too.There’s a parental understanding that seldom needs explanation; she gets it.