Dating a man with a child


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.

If you really like a guy, here’s what you need to know, to help you navigate the waters of dating a man with kids.

Dating a man with kids A past means he comes with baggage.

Most of my friends were settling down, but I had no desire to have children – I’d never felt the maternal pull.