Beyond romance: here are 7 things to look for in a partner you want to have kids with

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Having children with the right person is important. Here are some of the characteristics to look out for in a partner.
Having children with the right person is important. Here are some of the characteristics to look out for in a partner.
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Being a parent is one of the most demanding roles anyone can have.

So the person with whom you choose to have kids may be one of the most vital decisions you can ever make – for the present and for your children's children.

“Kindness is so important in a man that you share a child with, because if he is a kind person he will be present in the child’s life. You want to raise your child in love and kindness as well as respect," says single mom Lelethu Masangwana.

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