1. You will always be number 2
Not to her ex Mr Touchy, but to her kids. This is the number one deal breaker when it comes to dating the divorced.
Even though you’re swept up a heady infatuation you haven’t felt since high school, you have no choice but to step back as far as are children are concerned.
And by the way, they’re going to resent you for dating their mum.
Well, at first. Even with the best motivation, any attempt to monopolise her time will quickly see you on the receiving end of “it’s not you, it’s me.” Guess again, it is you and you smothered her.