Dating a single mother of two
Whether it’s having to plan everything three weeks in advance or pretending you’re ‘just friends’ for the first six months of dating – here are 11 things no-one tells you about dating a single parent. Planning Thinking of being romantic and rocking up with a picnic basket and a bottle of champagne on a warm summer’s evening? Spontaneity for a single parent means 48 hours notice and clock watching for the best part of the evening because the babysitter needs to be home by eleven.
Here are some tips to help you get the most out of dating a single mom, or even to simply encourage you to give it a shot.1. This step is more for your protection than anything else.There is nothing that makes a group of men, or any individual man, cringe faster than the notion of dating a single mom.A consensus for today’s single man is that single mom = baggage, and most men will shy away from it.There are plenty, like me, who are blissfully lacking in life experience, have yet to reach the big 3-0, and spend more time swiping left on Tinder instead.Real talk: Considering the 200 different directions I’m pulled in each day—which include working full time; waking up with my six-month-old daughter at ungodly hours; cooking; cleaning; carpooling; bathing; co-parenting; dealing with temper tantrums; and still attempting to take care of myself—the mere of dating can sometimes seem nothing short of impossible.
This is the age of the blended family, and for every family, that carries a different meaning.