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Caitlyn Jenner 'Not Looking Forward' to Talking With Kids About Dating Men in 'I Am Cait'

by Lynda Brendish 8:30 PM PDT, March 20, 2016
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Caitlyn Jenner's fears about dating men, rejection and what her famous children would think of it all played a central role in Sunday night's episode of I Am Cait.

After revealing in a recent episode that she would like to date men, Caitlyn was clearly not feeling ready for the challenge just yet. In a salsa class organized by her pals to get her feeling more comfortable around men casually, the former Olympian opted to partner with her co-star Candis Cayne rather than with a male dance partner.

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"I'm pretty much uncomfortable," the 66-year-old reality star can be overheard saying, further admitting she wouldn't want her children to see pictures of her dancing with a man. "That picture's going to go all over the world and I don't want my kids to see that."

The dating tension rises in Chicago, where Caitlyn and friends hit the hotel bar and strike up conversation with a group of guys. She appears to be -- understandably! -- unused to the art of female flirting. And although she speaks with a very nice man, the star ends up escaping back to her room early.

"She doesn't really know how to talk to guys at all, with a flirt, with something more than just who she is," notes Candis. "She doesn't know how to follow. She wants to lead."

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In the hotel room later, Candis tries to get Caitlyn to open up about her fears.

"I hear all the challenges you guys have about dating as a trans woman," Caitlyn says – referencing stories of men who'll have sex with them but won't be seen in public with them. "I would have a hard time with that."

But when Candis presses her on what's holding her back from even going on a date, Caitlyn's fears of what her children will say again comes up.

"The other day I thought about bringing it up to Kylie. You know: 'maybe I should start dating or something,' -- and I was thinking about it and I just can't. I can't even bring the subject up," she says.

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"I'm not looking forward to having conversations with my kids about dating a man," she adds. "I think it would be confusing and I don't want to confuse them."

Kris Jenner addressed her feelings about her ex's interest in men on the Ellen DeGeneres Show recently. Find out what she thinks in the clip below.

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