Single dads can have a tough job in the dating scene. As they struggle to juggle work, access to their children and having a successful relationship that suits, there are many things to appreciate in a single dad that can often be overlooked. Without further adieu, our updated “Top 5 Reasons to Date a Single Dad“:
5. Single dads choose mates wisely.
While searching for a suitable partner, the single dad has to consider whether this person would be good for their children. Any suitable mate will need to display loving parental tendencies and a willingness to connect with his children. A single dad will search for a friend for his children, as well as a partner for himself. Only serious applicants need apply and the very fact that he has chosen to take you out on a date shows that he has taken consideration into how you will fit into his life.
4. He can appreciate a relationship.
Having lost an important relationship with the mother of his child, the single dad will have history and experience with dealing with relationships. He will understand the need for communication and affection, how relationships can break down without the basic needs being met.
3. Children show you how to have fun.
Children love to play, as such, the single dad will have to know that time is precious and to make the most of it! Entertaining children can be difficult but the single dad will be up to the task. He will create loving memories filled with laughter and fun. Who wouldn’t want to enjoy this man’s company?!
2. Children show you how to love.
Having children can be a life changer for many. The bond you share with your child; hits you like a steam train and rarely leaves your heart. The single dad will come to appreciate this love and learn how to show affection through raising his child. Enjoy the cuddles and kisses as the single dad has lots of practice in giving them!
1. Children make you grow up fast!
It is true, many boys love their toys; and some happen to grow up that little bit later than girls. However, having children has the ability to grab you by the scruff of neck and drag you into adulthood. Any single dad worth his salt will have his priorities in place. His children will be a huge part of his life and as such, will show a maturity to him that may be wise beyond his years. If commitment is what you seek, the single dad will not run in the opposite direction, cowering in fear!
The single dad has much to offer. He’s had to grow up quickly, gain financial stability to support his child, learn how to love, laugh and play; and show that he cares from afar. You can tell a lot by seeing a man with his child, his nature on full display as he interacts with the important people in his life. For the right person, the single dad has much to give, as he has learnt how to love and importantly, how to show it.