"The minute I think I’m ready to start dating I’m like, 'Oh no you’re not,'" she told the host.

By taking things slow and being sensitive to the situation, you can develop a supportive and meaningful relationship with a single dad.

Regardless of what stage of divorce he is in, there are always potential long-term realities to be aware of when dating a divorced man or a divorced man with children.

Not every divorce or relationship has these qualities, but they are things to consider as you think about whether you want to be with him long-term.

It could be years, even decades, since you last went on a date, and it's likely that some of your new romantic prospects have kids.

Rest assured -- according to dating expert Jonathon Aslay, men with kids are likely unsure about the dating scene, too.

Peter Facinelli filed for divorce from Jennie Garth in March 2012, after 11 years of marriage and three children together.

In November 2012, the former "90210" actress sat down with Jeff Probst to discuss her newly single status.

Over the years, parents have not always been able to play the dating game with the freedom they might have wanted.

Creating a Strong Relationship Building a Relationship with His Kids Interacting with His Ex Community Q&A It's fairly common in the dating world to meet single parents.