Another’s girlfriend eventually broke up with him after several years because he rarely made time to spend alone with her, instead expecting constant family time with his son.

Ultimately, failure to put their partner first was a sign these guys were not ready for a serious relationship, or at least not with those particular women, and that is totally normal.

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Like millions of women, I first fell in love with George Clooney as ER’s Dr Doug Ross back in the Nineties.

Such a gorgeous man and a gifted actor, he quickly made the transition to Hollywood and became one of its biggest-earning stars.

Companies should open ‘fat rooms’ where gluttons are sent if they want to stuff their faces with cakes or make them stand outside to eat burgers.

It’s very common for guys with kids to write in their OKCupid profiles: “My kids come first,” or “My daughter is the center of my world! You want a potential mate to know that your life includes the giant presence of a kid or four. Plus, if you’ve gone through divorce or another crisis that landed you as a single parent, you are no doubt concerned about giving your kids extra care and sense of security. But it is even trickier if one or both of the parents put the kids before their partner.

Clooney has been a box office success for most of his film career.

We’ll continue to go to see whatever he appears in at the cinema.You also want women to know you’re a devoted dad (it’s no secret chicks get hot for guys who are great with kids! It’s no surprise that so many blended families I know struggle with adjusting all parties to a home where everyone is suddenly expected to revolve around the new relationship. One dad I went out with nearly boasted when telling me about a four-month relationship that went sour because his girlfriend did not understand why he’d abruptly leave in the middle of dinner because his tween son would call, upset about some matter with his hockey coach. A strong relationship provides security for your children and demonstrates how a loving, respectful partnership should be. After all, they can be so demanding — not to mention fulfilling.Last week I wrote about TV’s Doctor Foster, arguing that the best way for a wronged wife to seek revenge was to forge a new, fulfilling life, rather than be bitter.This week, Angelina Jolie was brooding about being a single parent, having to provide for her family.But it’s not cool to pay lip service to intentions of growing a serious, long-term relationship and from the onset demote your lover to second-rank — even before you message her on