Dating a single mother is so much different than dating a child-free woman. In other relationships, you may be able to tell how she feels about you, by the time and energy put into your relationship. And this goes for dating a single father, too! Some people wait a year, as most experts profess. For me, it was about four months before I felt comfortable introducing my new guy to my children.
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It's inevitable, folks—us single mamas are going to start dating again. This time, let's go in with some sage advice from other single parents who've dated with success. Parenting is challenging enough. Throw in raising a child as a single parent and, well, just think Mount Vesuvius on a good day. Hella hard.
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I've spent the last four years adjusting to the single parent side of my divorce, but I haven't done much to address the single woman side of post-divorce life. I'm hoping to change all that, but the mere thought of being a single mom dating in earnest is scary as can be. To remedy my fears, I turned to seasoned dating coaches, Julianne Cantarella, MSW , and Elisabeth Lamotte , a licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert, to figure out the biggest dating mistakes single moms make and the smart moves that should replace them. I've seen clients get overly comfortable being single, so when they re-enter the dating world it brings on a whole set of complexities.
Dating is hard, whatever your circumstances. But dating as a newly single mom can suck the most. But of course, it can also be amazing.