Help! My Boyfriend Gives Me Unwanted Parenting Advice


What to do as a single mother when your significant other butts his nose where it doesn't belong.

If you're a single parent dating a non-parent who offers unsolicited advice and commentary about your parenting skills, you've probably had it up to here.

In this video, relationship coach and YourTango Expert Julie Orlov explains that when you're a single parent, it can be challenging to introduce a new adult into the family, especially if he isn't a parent himself. However, while his advice might be annoying, he only wants to help, so try not to get overly offended. That said, his role is dramatically different from yours.

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