Through my circle of friends and single moms I meet through this blog, I often hear cries of horror about the thought of dating. What man in his right mind would consider dating a single mom? Ready to get out there? Elite Singles is a great dating site for professional people looking for serious relationships. I've received so many questions and emails from women about this topic that I put together a video course for single moms wanting to get out into the dating world again.
True life: Dating while being a single mom to young kids is complicated
How to date as a single mom—and why it's better than you remember
This post may also contain spoilers from Season 1 of Single Parents. I just recently hit the point in my post-divorce life where I finally felt ready to date again. Or make that, ever-so-carefully dip my toe back into the dating pond. I wish I could say that getting back in the swing of things has felt pretty natural so far — like riding a bike. But good LORD, would that be a lie. But there are definitely some new hurdles to lumber over this time around.
Thoughts Every Single Mom Has When Trying to Get Back in the Dating Scene
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.
But Sarah had almost resigned herself to it just being her and her daughter after her relationship with her long term partner dissolved before their daughter turned one. As things settled into a routine though, she found herself thinking about dating again and turned to dating apps. For example: However, when selecting a profile picture, there is one thing you should perhaps avoid — using pictures with your children.