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Some red flags for dating single parents

To New Beginnings – On children from previous relationships
22nd February 2021
To new beginnings – budding love of single parenthood
28th February 2021

I recently asked my friends to share their thoughts on what are some red flags that a single parent should look out for on a potential partner who might not have the best interests of their child(ren) in mind. These are the answers that I got.

If they only focus on you and not your child. Like getting you gifts and not your child.
S. Sitati

Wants you to completely cut off ties with father of your children.
M. Kakuti

If they don’t have kids themselves because they do not want kids. And everything about kids irritates them.
J. Ngari

If he cant go on dates with your child included and is quick to recommend that you leave your child behind…especially during the beginning of your relationship’.
C. Mugo

Not ever asking how the child/ children are doing.
P. Macharia

If he or she has children and never talks about them, or is not responsible over them. Or if he or she has children and during your dates only talks about his or her set of kids and never asks you about yours.
Kwambie

Do you agree with our thoughts?
Might you have any more pointers on red flags that a dating single parent should look out with regards to the welfare of ones child(ren)?

February 2021 – To new beginnings
On budding love
On new love
On reigniting the flame
© Kwambie Nyambane, February 2021

Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane
Kwambie Nyambane is a Sales Force Effectiveness Manager in a leading bank in Kenya 'by day', a passionate inspirational blogger 'by night'; and a wellness enthusiast championing healthy lifestyle choices. The founder and lead writer of this blog is a Bsc. Food Science and Post -Harvest Technology graduate of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya, holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Nairobi. Kwambie is a member of Bloggers Association of Kenya. She believes in taking life with a big spoon, seeing the cup always as half full, and enjoying the scenery in this journey called life. Kwambie is daughter to Lilly Moraa and James Nyambane, mother to one beloved son nicknamed "The Champ"; sister to Marci and beloved auntie to the A & Z girls. She and her family make Nairobi City, Kenya their home. This blog is dedicated to her parents Moraa and Nyambane for their awesome inspiration in her formative years, for being her pillar of strength through life, her siblings Marci and Joash, and to her son "The Champ" and her nieces who represent the generation that came after her. May the nuggets contained in this blog serve many generations, the world over to come.

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