Dating a dad: a survivor’s guıde I’m 29 years old and I’m standing in a freezing playground, in heels, with a hangover, holding a melting ice cream.I’m four months into a relationship with a man who has a child who I’m about to meet for the first time and, to be honest, I’m bricking it.The other reason is that his problem _will _get in the way of his relationship with you.
You just clean up the popcorn and put the crayons away until next week.
Most of my friends were settling down, but I had no desire to have children – I’d never felt the maternal pull.
I also had a one-way ticket to South America burning a hole in my handbag.
Rightly so, it’s his parents who watch him star as ‘third sheep from the left’ in the school nativity.
But that doesn’t mean you’re not sat anxiously at home sending ‘how did he do? ‘My boyfriend Evan made it clear from the start that I would always come second to his daughter Lola, and that I wasn’t to tell her off – even when she was rude to me in my own home,’ admits my friend Charlotte, 33, who has her own experience of dating a dad.