Be Patient Single mothers are often torn between their two identities – that of a loving and attentive mother and that of a single woman. If you're dating a seasoned single mother you may find she is a lot easier on herself about dating you, and allowing herself appropriate time to spend with you.But women new to single motherhood may still be learning how to balance their new dating life with their job as a full-time single mom.The 37 year old calls himself a monk and can’t actually be with women physically. The 26 year old wouldn’t or couldn’t stop talking about himself.The list goes on and on…I have found that no matter what the age – they all have issues.Trying all of my options, refusing to shut any doors based on age, looks or personality quirks.I’ve dated men of all ages..26, 31, 33, 37, 38 and even 47! The 47 year old was an incredibly interesting single father but there was no spark.But, as they age, these “issues” become even more solidified and the chances of changing or maybe correcting them are slim to none.
It’s been over a year and a half now of pure singleness and in that time I’ve been dating.
Through my circle of friends and single moms I meet through this blog, I often hear cries of horror about the thought of single mom dating. What man in his right mind would date someone with so much baggage? Whether the single part was by way of divorce, breakup, death or choice, it was a big deal, and that changed you. I have lunches to make and doctor appointments to schedule. Busy single moms have fewer lonely nights to fill, fewer dinners eaten alone.
My single-mom body is a wreck and I haven’t been on a date in 15 years! I am also far less critical of other people, including men. 3) You’ve faced the reason-defying triumphs that are required of single motherhood.
Recently, he expressed his interest in a long term committed relationship with me. I am excited because I want to be in a committed relationship as well but I am scared because of our age difference.
I know a lot of people who say age doesn’t matter, but I am not quite sure that’s true.