As a single parent, thinking about dating doesn't just affect you; it affects your whole family. Before you start dating again, take the time to prepare yourself and make sure your kids are ready to accept the idea of a parent dating. Make Taking Care of Yourself a Priority Taking care of yourself shows self-respect, and it's also a reflection of your personal boundaries. Think about it. The people who are willing to invest some time and energy in taking care of themselves are also willing to invest in their personal relationships, right? So make the commitment to start taking care of yourself now, and view it as good practice for the investment of time and energy you plan to make in a future dating relationship.
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11 Best Practices for Dating as a Single Parent | FamilyLife®
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.
11 Best Practices for Dating as a Single Parent
I go out with single dads and childless men alike, and some of the latter admit while others appear to be uncertain about the logistics of dating a single mom. On the other, our lives are likely both wonderful and challenging in ways that childless women's are not. Leave the ask to the last minute, she has to scramble to find a sitter and that's really uncool. Plus, it tells her and any other woman, for that matter that she was your Plan B for the evening.
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.