And also, help you both to build a relationship in which this works. If you’re questioning my qualifications to be speaking about this.
Now obviously, this isn’t a discussion that comes after the first 2 or 3 dates, however it’s definitely something that should be a topic of conversation at some point in time; determining the (future) expectations, as far as the child(ren) are concerned. Not Yours One of the major obstacles that I’ve faced being a single mom and dating is that many guys don’t understand how much time it takes to be a parent.
Now women may be lucky enough to come across a guy with a child(ren) of his own who understands this, but more often than not, many men without kids don’t understand that raising a child actually takes time.
It takes not only a special kind of man, but it also takes a woman who is willing and able to take on the balance and responsibility of being both a partner and a parent.
At the end of the day, expectations of the situation should be discussed to ensure that you both are on the same page.
For most men, dating a single mom can be quite a difficult task. Now I do want to clarify that there is a major difference between being a single mom and being a mom that just happens to be single.