Dating a Single Mom: Some Do’s and Don’ts

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Are you interested in dating a single mom? Well, if you are, there are some things you need to know to make your date a raving success. There are some things you need to consider in order to get the chance of being in a lasting and more permanent relationship with such a strong woman. Are you ready to learn the do’s and the don’ts of dating a single mom? Okay then, let’s start.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dating a Single Mom

Dating a single mom can be quite a challenge, presumably because she’s been through a lot and managed to survive on her own. So, how do get her to trust you? Here are some tips you really need to consider:

Be patient. Due to their past experiences, single moms can be such a tough nut to crack. However, beneath her hard exterior is a woman who is worthy of your time and affection so have a little patience. Don’t give the impression that you’re desperate to find someone to love. Instead, give her enough time to warm up to the idea and let her know that she can trust you – completely. Let me tell you, the rewards will surely be well worth it.

Be prepared to pass her tests. If you are dating a single mom, you need to understand that she will be testing you until she’s satisfied that you are indeed the real deal. After all, if she gets in a relationship with you, you will inevitably be a part of her child’s life. So, don’t fake it. Just be yourself and prove your intentions. Be sincere. That is what she wants.

Don’t pressure her in introducing you to her kid(s). Just because she has not introduced you to her kid(s) doesn’t mean that she is not serious with the relationship. Keep in mind that she just wants to protect her kid(s). So, to let her know that you mean well, you should talk to her about her kids and listen to what she has say. Believe me, it’s a good way to start.

Try to be friends – with her kid(s)! By far, the easiest way to a single mom’s heart is by being good to her kid(s). While she may not be looking for someone who has great parental skills, she will surely appreciate someone who can honestly and truthfully accept and appreciate her kid(s). However, don’t rush things in this department, either. Do that and you’ll come off as a fake who is in a hurry to get in bed with her.

Be flexible, considerate and understanding. If you are dating a single mom, you need to understand that she has a long list of priorities but that doesn’t mean that you come at the very end of that list. So, you may need to be a little bit more flexible, considerate and understanding. Understand that there may be times that she’ll cancel a date at the very last minute because something unexpected came up. When this happens, be willing to reschedule your date at a time that’s most convenient for her. Don’t try to make her feel guilty about such things or you’ll risk losing her altogether.

Consider helping her out. While she may not specifically ask you to help her out with her responsibilities, having the initiative to make her life a bit easier can definitely work wonders. Simple things like bringing dinner for her and the kids, taking out the garbage, and being a shoulder to cry on when things get tough will show her that you truly care.

There are some other things you need to consider in dating a single mom so you can expect us to talk about this topic some more in the very near future.

Remember, dating a single mom can be quite a challenge but very rewarding at the same time. Keep that in mind.

I hope you find this post interesting,

Billy Baker


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