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However, you can set boundaries for what you will and will not accept.If he’s not willing to honor your boundaries, you’ll need to decide if this relationship is worth continuing.Put the kids first Your new man’s kids will always come first to him, so don’t try to compete for his affection.Even if you’re thrilled about the prospect of meeting them, be aware that you need to be the one to fit into their lives, not the other way around.Be aware of when the divorce happened There’s a difference between being separated for a few months and being divorced for several years. If you’re finding he is talking a lot about his ex-wife or his marriage, he may need more time to move on before starting a new relationship.Be prepared for meeting the ex When two people have children together, they nearly always have to remain in each other’s lives.As with anything new, practice is needed or in this case just feeling comfortable with this new situation.
While it’s not always easy, try your best to be understanding and remember that there’s no need to feel threatened by his past.
Never badmouth the ex It’s really important not to insult or speak negatively about your date’s ex-partner, especially in front of his children.
Even if he complains about her from time to time, don’t jump on board and don’t remind him of things he may have said in the heat of the moment.
For example, when at home everyone gets along and does activities together, but in public the child may ignore the step parent and keep a distance.
The reason is because being in public is a less frequent occurrence when compared to being at home in private.