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 single moms. Of course you want to know when she is free, if she has the kids all the time and whether the dad is involved.
Don’t assume she’s not free when her kids are home. If you’re interested and want to see her, ask her out. They have a dad, regardless of whether he is in the picture, in the can, or in and out of the psych hospital. But if you explicitly ask these details on the first or second date you will appear reluctant about dating a woman with kids.
Not only that, but I have a circle of single mom friends AND a few really good male friends who are dating, still looking for the one and are finding that a LOT of the best girls they’re meeting out there, have belonged to someone else before and has a kid or two or three (I know one with four. Okay, so you may have dated a lot of women, you may have grown up with sisters or pride yourself in being a gentleman that knows his game.
Traditionally men view the introduction of children to be a big step.Especially the people you want to attract, aka awesome men. I'm hoping to change all that, but the mere thought of entering the dating world in earnest is scary as can be. Waiting too long to start dating GIPHY As a single mom, you want to know that a prospective boyfriend can interact well with your children — but making the introduction is a tricky situation."Introducing the children too soon can set the stage for a modern tragedy," says Cantarella. Meet for the first time in a populated, public location – never in a private or remote location. Inform a friend or family member of your plans and when and where you're going.If you own a mobile phone, make sure you have it with you . Do not do anything that would impair your judgment and cause you to make a decision you could regret. Just in case things don't work out, you need to be in control of your own ride – even if you take a taxi.