Autism single parent dating
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I am currently in a relationship with a great man who has kids of his own.
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But I am having a lot of anxiety about the possibility of committing to him and his child long term.
I know my kids are young, but they will be independent adults one day. A man is allowed to not want to date a 400lb woman if he doesn’t find her attractive.
Perhaps such a large family will add to the support the autistic child will get, making his care easier.