Single mom not interested in dating
If your man thinks the ideal date is all-night clubbing with bottle service, he’s not going to be up for diaper changing at 5 a.m. At first, you unconsciously like escaping your world to hang out in his.
(The baby is with grandma and you’re getting a break from the single mommy routine!
) But if he’s constantly refusing to come to your neck of the woods, that’s a sign something’s not quite right.
Your one-date-wonder wants to meet your kid already?
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.
If they want to see you again, but you aren’t digging them, they are rude, or just not your type, don’t feel like you owe them an explanation — just say you aren’t interested and wish them luck. Make sure you tell someone you trust where you are going and what time you are meeting.
Send them a screenshot of the person you are going on a date with, and as much information as you can about the person.
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.
The most important being: You have to know who you are, have self-confidence, and not let the pettiness of it get to you.
Which I believe is true for all people who are putting themselves out there — but single moms are living a very different life than someone without kids, and dating takes a lot more out of us.
I’m a single mom, and it took me a solid three years to go on a date after my son was born. 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.
You will get invitations to “have drinks and see where the night takes you” — translation, let’s hook up. I don’t want a pen pal; I want to genuinely get to know people.