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.
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.
I was married for ten years, have four beautiful boys under 9 and have a very fulfilling and successful career.
I told him I was happy to have met him and that we shared a connection, but wouldn’t be open to the idea of other people and cut things off. However, I understand my lack of availability may be a big issue for anyone.
My heart is having second thoughts and wondering if I should have been open to the consideration of getting to know him better while being open to meeting others? I’ve dated a good amount of men, and on many levels he seemed wonderful.
The crowd was a mix of college guys and young professionals. And when the topic of my work came up, I told a small group of guys that I was working on an interesting article that required me to tap real-life guys for their opinions on dating single moms. It seems like baggage and I wouldn’t want to be involved in any baby-daddy drama.” “My mom was a single mom most of my childhood, so I have tons of respect for single mothers.
I would absolutely go on a date with a single mom and see where it could lead.