Rushing into a new relationship leaves no time for reflection about what went wrong , or time to reset the psyche.The odds of a successful remarriage (or cohabitation) on her part are not great, made all the worse by the presence of two children.
Moms might play Simon Says with 'Lil Johnny, but the last thing she wants to do is play games with a man.
You don't have to be bros with the biological father, but be prepared to deal with another man in your woman's life.
You have to plan ahead to develop a meaningful relationship with a mom. You also need to give her adequate time to find childcare and free time.
The fact is that relationships are difficult, remarriages even more so, and a relationship that more evenly balances rewards is a minimum requirement.
Whether you were planning on it or not, you've fallen for a woman who has kids — now what? It takes a special man to build a relationship with someone who has children.