Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Kendra Wilkinson Is Looking for a ‘Family Man’ After DivorceCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Kendra Wilkinson Is Looking for a ‘Family Man’ After Divorce

By Ahjané Forbes

In celebrity news, the Girls Next Door star, Kendra Wilkinson, is searching for Mr. Right. The former playmate recently split from her celebrity ex, Hank Baskett, who is a former wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings. According to, Wilkinson is looking for love. “I want to see her with a family man because that’s all that she wants. She doesn’t want the spotlight or the crazy success,” says Wilkinson’s friend Jessica Hall. As a mom, the reality TV star’s priority is her children and how a new partner will impact their lives.

In celebrity news, Kendra Wilkinson has specific parameters around her next choice of man. What are some qualities to look for in your next partner?

Cupid’s Advice: 

Finding a new love after a recent divorce can be hard, especially with children are involved. You might not want your next partner to be too similar your last. Instead of looking for a suitor who will fulfill your desires, you need to also consider your children within your decision. Cupid has some questions you should ask yourself before committing to a new partner:

1. Are they willing to talk about past relationships?: You aren’t going to learn this about a person after dating them for a first couple of months. However, if they are willing to openly speak about their past that’s a good sign of them wanting something more long term. Everyone has growing pains, but it’s important that those lesson don’t jeopardize your future with a new lover. Look out for warning signs like them comparing you to their ex. You don’t want to be someone’s second choice!

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2. How do they interact with your children?: You have to like new person you’re with as well as your children. Take notice if your new boot trying to get to know your kids or just “babysitting”. Are they helping you with basic tasks around them? No you’re not asking the to replace your ex, but does it seem like they actually enjoy doing stuff with your for your kids. If they want you all to themselves it’s time to go.

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3. Do they understand your relationship with your ex?: For the sake of your children together you and your ex have to work together to make this work. Tell your new partner about the basis of you and your ex’s relationship. Make sure that they understand that the best outcome for your children is the goal. Sometimes, your new love will not appreciate this and want the communication with your ex to stop. If the trust is not there there’s no foundation to build a healthy relationship.

How do you chose a new partner after a divorce? Share your stories in the comments below!