What about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, who were 16 years apart when they were married?Or, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who are 25 years apart in age?I am trying to be patient as he's asked me to do so.I guess I just worry that this will be yet another relationship that just hurts in the end and was a waste of time. I've waited with marriage until I found someone I was really in love with. His two beautiful daughters I've come to love as my own. You might be happy now, but it's NOT worth the possible heartache. It's been two months, I'm becoming stronger every day. Hi Troe -I just stumbled upon this website looking for advice on my relationship. It was love at first sight and we have been head over heels in love ever since. He usually has them on the weekends and some weeknights and I am never asked to join.In their defense, I hardly grew up dating or crushing on men close to my age group.I always seem to date guys between 10 to 20 years older than me, and from my relationships comes some of the best memories and experiences.The only books I could find were about step-parenting. Considering the divorce rate in this country, I thought finding the advice would be easy. *crickets* My relationship with this man continued for... But I did learn a LOT about the kiddos and how to deal with them.So here is my advice about dating people with kids.
It will put a lot of strain on your relationship and sometimes it is EXTREMELY hard to deal with. But, I know my boyfriend is not staying at his ex's house. He was separated, living in separate places, for a little over a year.But how do you deal with this situation when you don't have any children of your own?George Clooney and his new wife, Amal Alamuddin, are the talk of the town.Overnight, I was thrown into a brave, new world -- one that involved a tween.I scoured the Internet for advice about dating people with kids. I got the same advice from multiple people: "Be yourself." OK, what next? We were on and off, and it wasn't the healthiest relationship I've ever been in.