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.
Don't compromise any rules that he and the mother established just to get his children's approval, but offer them sound advice and compassion.
His countless nights staying up to cater to his children's every need has likely turned him into a more compassionate human being.
However, if you consider yourself to be someone who would like to remain childfree, then liking someone might not be enough to persuade you otherwise.
If you like someone and notice that things are still complicated between them and their ex, you might want to think carefully before getting involved. Just because they aren’t your child doesn’t mean you won’t have to make compromises in your life.One of the most common questions divorced parents ask me is: When should I introduce my new partner to my children?My best answer is to take your time dating after divorce and don’t introduce your new love to your kids if you are dating casually.You may need to run some sort of background check or something to know what kind of temperament the guy has.A suave, zen-like guy who can hold in his inner lion is great but if you have a temper tantrum throwing lunatic around your baby, you need to drop him like a bad habit.
Ask your Teen: If you have a teenager it is very important that you get their approval after an introduction or two is made with your potential lover.