If he lets them rule the roost and doesn't listen to your concerns, probably, their unruliness will escalate.
When you try to set boundaries, he might take his kids' side.
If you’re a divorced guy, you don’t need to hear it from me: divorce sucks. Basically every student that attends our weeklong residential program in Los Angeles who’s divorced tells me that it’s the hardest thing he’s ever gone through in his life.
What’s more, guys who have been through a divorce generally aren’t in a huge hurry to get back on the horse and start dating again. At least as much as someone who has never been there can.
It’s not that one or another characteristic is going to make or break your relationships, past, present or future; It’s just that successful and unsuccessful relationships have, broadly speaking, some patterns.
What you’re about to read is what I’ve learned by talking to hundreds of guys who have been through a divorce plus all of the research I have done over the years.
If you are lucky, he will have a warm, loving relationship with his children, and he will be a responsible parent.
But in some cases, you may see signs that show a very different side of him that could be trouble.
If he doesn't take his duties as a parent seriously -- he is likely to shirk other responsibilities.
When you spend time with him and his children, you might find that you and he have different expectations for good behavior.