It’s their biological mother that has given birth to them.
Open communication and honesty is key when dating someone with kids. Tell your partner how you feel about them having children with another person.
If you trust them enough (see rule #1), you can get into details about your fears. Let them reassure you that it’s OK and you can still go on dates.
They are looking for someone to make them forget what it was like to have children with someone you can’t stand. That’s not how men and women with kids think when they are dating. If you have the same serious feelings about them, then let go the bad thoughts and think of happiness with the person you enjoy spending most of your time with.
They have decided to find love after divorce and that’s why they are dating you. Read these positive quotes to help you get into the right mood. Look at your partner and see if love is the only thing you can think of when they are staring back at you.
They have a huge advantage, so what’s the point of trying to compete with them? It’s not a competition where you need to show what a great mother you would be if it was you in the first place.