Look at how he addresses his children when they've gotten in trouble or made an accomplishment.His reactions to their behavior will show his parenting skills, such as giving a fitting punishment or providing them with praise.The dating scene is full of potential suitors but you think the nice guy who has children could pose problems for you. As opposed to dating a guy without children, you'll have the opportunity to see firsthand what type of father he is.You may feel his obligation to his kids will cause friction as your relationship begins to grow and you're worried he won't have quality time to spend with you. Ultimately, this information will tell you if he'll make an ideal father for any children you have together one day.
What about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who were 16 years apart when they were married?
Adult Children Adult children are likely to be suspicious of the younger woman their father starts to date and they may find it difficult to deal with the fact that their father is dating a woman close to their own age.
The father must take the situation in stride and keep the lines of communication open with his grown children.
Under what circumstances did the man come to be single (be it divorce, the death of a spouse or never married at all) and what is the children’s relationship with their mother like?
(assuming of course that there is a mother in the picture).