Yes, the game is played slightly differently when you start dating after having kids, but it is still the same game.
Oh, and this is just one of the familiar "fumbles" a single parent can bring to the dating field.
Foul 2: Nobody likes me As a parent, you may feel like other singles don't want to date you, but cut out that 'woe is me' act!
Aaron, a single dad of two, wondered if an extra two would make three a crowd for his date, Natalia, a single woman with no kids. I'm a dad of two." Natalia recoiled a bit, mostly due to Aaron's instant change in behavior from clever and cavalier to uncomfortable.
However, this can be accomplished via the pre-date" banter (emails, texts, messaging, reading their online dating profile, etc.) After this has been communicated, I'd challenge you to try to make it through two full dates without details about your kids' lives.