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Some guys milk their divorced-dad-ness in their profiles, flaunting lots of pictures of themselves with their adorable offspring, and some show no signs of being a parent, only to confess it on the first date as if it's a secret to hide.Earlier this year, I went on a date with a guy who, practically before I sat down, blurted, "I'm divorced and I have two kids!All things being equal, I prefer a divorced dad to someone who's never been married any day.With a man who's been married before, you know that he can commit, says Eris Huemer, cofounder of Divorce Doctor, a company that provides counseling for people going through divorces.It's heartwarming to hear a man talk lovingly about his children, and gives me a glimpse into his caring, sensitive, and nurturing side.
Yes, painful experiences, like going through a divorce, can make someone more compassionate and open them up.
One dad seemed to want preemptive reassurance, saying to me in our first phone conversation, "I need someone who can talk about emotions. " They've all displayed confusing hot and cold behavior, and a few flat-out said, sometimes even years after getting divorced, that they weren't ready to be in a relationship yet.
Then there are the logistical scheduling challenges.
" "That's fine," I said casually as I glanced at the drink menu.
Meaning: While some women may consider it a liability, being a divorced dad is a big plus for me.