Whether each man I date knows it or not, I’m testing him from day one. In other words, he’s not looking to settle down or meet your kid any time soon.
“He's insecure and desperately needs to demonstrate control.” So what if he ordered an eighty-dollar bottle of wine at dinner and drives a nice car?
If he’s not down to chat for twenty-minutes on the phone or Skype after your baby is asleep, he’s not dating material for you. Deadbeat Dad You may know how crazy it can be to coordinate with an ex when it comes to visitation and finances.
So you might be tempted to let it slide if a guy doesn’t see his kids often "because his ex is crazy" or he "wasn’t ready to be a dad." But don’t.
I’m a single mom, and it took me a solid three years to go on a date after my son was born. So while dating _should _be fun, exciting and a break from the tough parts of single motherhood, don’t get waste your time with anyone on this list. Sugar Daddy This is the guy that tells you about his yearly bonus, designer suits and finds a way to ease the topic of money into every conversation.
It’s funny how, when you’re a mom, dating isn’t just about you — it's about your child. According to Leah Klungness, Ph D, psychologist and co-author of ,” Klungness says.
When my ex-husband and I separated, I thought I’d be single for the rest of my life.
I planned on keeping my married name, raising my 2-month-old daughter alone, and living out some kind of disservice.
If he didn’t compliment your dress or ask about your day, he’s not the one. Text-Only Guy Texting is an easy way to communicate a quick hello or an “I’m running late,” but face it, dating as a single mom is different than dating as a single woman.
You likely can’t drop everything for a date, or sleepover mid-week, so this means you really need to keep the communication flowing to compensate for the lack of face time.
From sleep issues to tantrums to potty training, you have to tackle every arduous aspect of parenting on your own.
Through this role, you learn just how much you are capable of and give your child the ultimate representation of a role model.
One thing parenting doesn’t make easy though, it dating.