Introducing your new partner to your children is a big occasion giving you another opportunity to assess how well your partner’s values match yours and the type of relationship that might develop between them and your kids. Choosing an activity may make it easier than just having dinner because the activity itself can generate conversation. But what activity?
We all sat around and played Monopoly. I wanted to see how well she would interact with my boys and we just had an awesome, awesome night.
Family values was one of Carlos Phillips’s top values in a partner. He had to be certain that his future partner was going to accept his two pre-teen boys. He deliberately chose a Monopoly night because he and he boys often played games together.
How did you introduce your new partner to your kids? If that’s still in the future, what activity would you choose?