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I want to be 100% as sure as you can be that the person is going to be around for a while.
I didn't want them to be involved in the ways that Mady and Cara were."And through Mady and Cara's honest advice and her dating adventures, Kate says she has learned so much — mostly, about herself.
"It was the right time because they're older, more independent and I didn't need a babysitter."As for if her kids have been supportive of her dating?
Gosselin admits that it's a topic that's often been brought up at the dinner table by her children.
It wouldn't be something that was inappropriate for them. Extremely intimidating."When it comes to what she looks for in a partner now, Gosselin admits that she was asked the question "gazillions of times" while filming the reality show and she couldn't come up with an answer."I think honestly you have to watch the show to figure out why because I had to figure out why and to see that part of the journey as well as all the other things that went into it that made it a journey," she explained.
It would be something I'd feel good about or I never would have done the show.'"And when they realized that and you know I've kept my word on that and I think it's a very family-friendly positive show that I think a lot of people can get something out of — my kids were good with it."'90 DAY FIANCE' STARS RUSS AND PAOLA ON BRUSHING OFF THE HATERSGosselin admitted that after being divorced for a decade, going on dates again was "extremely intimidating.""It was completely different. I couldn't even take any [of the] things I had learned from dating back when I was 20-something," she shared. Of getting married again, Gosselin said: "I don't like the ' M' word.
In her opinion, it's not beneficial to "paint a picture of somebody" and close yourself off to everyone else. I hear them, I validate their concern, I tend to agree with them," Kate begins.
"But at the same time, there are a lot of things that fell into the pile of 'we'll deal with it when we see it.' If that's the only thing and this person is otherwise perfect, you know, it's on a case-by-case basis."And that, she says, is where she's left it with her twin daughters for the time being.
' And we walked through it, and I said: ' You know my commitment was to them in that they could watch it. Now I'm a parent of eight kids with all of the social media and technology, and honestly, it was like I didn't even have times of reflecting back because that information was all but useless to me."It was like two different people dating and that's what was so scary because it was like completely new and super scary with a lot of pressure on me to get it right this time for the sake of myself and my kids, so it was very intimidating.
"I learned so much about myself, about people's intentions, about why they do what they do, it got me out of the house and I even got out of the house alive, so that I could go on some date."KATE GOSSELIN OPENS UP ABOUT ' DIFFICULTY' OF DATING AGAIN IN NEW REALITY SHOW Without the show, Gosselin doesn't think dating would've ever happened for her."I don't know that I would have ever been able to find anyone or to get up the courage to get out of the house and actually go date," the "Kate Plus 8" alum shared.
"It has been 10 years and my kids are now getting to the point where they're impatient with me and they're about to leave."Along with Mady and Cara, Gosselin shares 15-year-old sextuplets – Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Hannah, Joel and Leah – with her ex."Mady and Cara are going to college. It'll be done in the blink of an eye," Gosselin acknowledged.
But how do the sextuplets — Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Joel, Hannah, and Leah — feel about their mom's dating escapades? In fact, Kate says that during the episodes, she's frequently Snapchatting and laughing with them, and they each have their own opinions on the bachelors.
was something she felt comfortable having her younger kids watch, she intentionally left her 15-year-olds out of the series.