Dating a cop with kids
With the majority of officers being male, much of the dialogue and resources available to police couples revolves around male/female relationships.Although immensely helpful to the majority, the issues female officers face goes, many times, unacknowledged.
"But even worse, Nick totally shuts me and the kids out of his life. Do you have any idea how many birthday parties, school performances and parent-teacher meetings I've attended by myself?You're part of a warrior family because you have chosen someone who is in a warrior class.That's something you have to accept and also embrace." Like most, understanding and communication are keys to beginning and maintaining a healthy relationship with a female officer.Before, the kids would see him as they were getting home from school and he was heading out for his night shift. Nick pours every ounce of energy he has into police work and acts as if I don't exist. Hardly a day goes by anymore that we don't have a huge blowup.It reminds me of my parents' marriage, which ended in an ugly divorce when I was 14.