Being supportive is a loving gesture that will help your mate and his child during difficult times.
When being supportive, avoid being quick to judge him for certain decisions he may have to make to maintain peace with his child’s mother.
Good communication and healthy ways to resolve conflicts can strengthen the bond and deepen the love between you.
It is important to support your partner and his child if they are experiencing the effects of drama between your mate and his child’s mother.
While this may not be a perfect or ideal situation or you never thought you’d find yourself in this type of relationship, there are ways to make it work, even if there’s conflict involved.
If you want the drama to be kept to a minimum, even if the baby’s mama hates you, here are some things to try to keep your relationship strong and your sanity in tact.
For instance, if his child’s mother has a tendency to take her frustrations out on your partner by keeping his child away from him, your partner may choose to ignore some of her negative behaviors in an attempt to avoid her wrath.
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In our parents' day (assuming you're over the age of 25) couples seemed to have the same game plan: meet someone, date, fall in love, get married, have kids, become retirees and move to Boca Raton. With split-parent households becoming the norm, the modern gal has new scenarios to deal with: namely how to step into a split parent situation that existed before your new relationship with the father did.
In many situations seemingly, the mother isn't going to be overly receptive.