How to start dating as a single mom
2017 estimates say that single mothers lead around 7.76% of all American households,¹ meaning that there are literally millions of single moms across America.
If you date women, then, dating a single mom is a very real possibility, especially if you date women in their 30s, 40s, or 50s.
For the first year, my son would wake up 3-8 times a night. For single moms who are juggling dating with a job and kids, free time is precious, and while she will want to spend many of her nights off with you, she’ll likely want some ‘me time’ too. You’ll soon learn the importance of flexibility – and the difficulty of spontaneity.No work, no kids, no dates, just Netflix and a bath (or, let’s be honest, some actual sleep! When you’re dating a single mom you can’t just whisk her away for a romantic weekend: not when she has to organize a babysitter, emergency numbers, and replacement routines.Seeing what doesn’t work shows you what to treasure, what you’re willing to give – and what you will no longer accept.
Single moms who've been through separation and divorce make great partners precisely because they've learned this lesson.That was nearly two years ago, and I still get emails and Facebook messages from women who’ve managed to track me down.