I Can’t Stand Her Kids! Or is it Her Parenting?

Someone once asked me how soon their new love interest should meet their kids. I responded by saying, “it depends on how annoying your kids are". The truth is that if your kids are annoying, spoiled or bratty that new love interest just might run away very quickly! Dating someone who has kids can be a tremendous challenge and sometimes it is a deal breaker! But is it the kids or the parenting that is the real turn off? Here are a few things to think about… We all parent differently and very often it is a reflection of our own upbringing as well as that divorce guilt that influences just how we parent. This doesn’t mean it can’t be changed though. A little sensitivity can go a long way when talking about such a personal topic! Follow these quick tips and things will go much more smoothly. Meeting the kids is...