The tags have been removed from the sexy panties we bought months ago, hoping for something exciting to happen.We’ve even alerted our best friend to be available between certain hours in case we call from the restaurant bathroom begging for an emergency out. On the chance we decide to talk about our kids, keep in mind single moms keep a guard up when it comes to their kids.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.
Also, my friend’s ex had a kid that always wanted to sleep in his mom’s bed and that would be a problem for me. I want all the perks that come with a grown-up relationship.” “A lot of my friends are divorced and one guy even has a kid after a one-night stand.
Here is some of my single mom advice: Dating a single mom is just like dating a woman without kids, or at least that’s how we want you to treat it.
I went out with a girlfriend in Montclair, NJ, to a fun place called Just Jakes. It was a little deceiving, sure, but I thought telling the guys I was a single mom would influence their answers—and I wanted raw thoughts.
It was lovely being out sans Jack, having a cold beer at the bar, surrounded by other adults enjoying drinks, conversation, and music. I videotaped their answers, transcribed what they said, and here’s what I got: “It’s not the ideal situation for me.
We want to talk about what we have in common, your likes and dislikes, your future dreams. We want to see if you’re our missing best friend, the guy we will grow old with, the guy who’s going to treat us like we’ve always dreamed of being treated because the guy who fits those requirements is going to be the guy our kids will love.
We want to go out to a nice restaurant, see a movie above a PG rating, wear nice clothes without spit up or boogers on it. We want to have a conversation that doesn’t revolve around play dates, potty training and playgrounds.For a mom to be thrusted back into the dating world is nothing short of traumatic.We have everything on our minds, from is this a person I want around my kids, to do I really want to start all over again?My friend dated a single mom and she was always breaking plans because of childcare issues, or suggesting he just come over and watch a movie. Maybe she’s like my friend and had a baby after just dating someone. I dated a single mom who had a lot of issues with her ex and I found that I got sucked into a lot of drama.I’m young and I want to have fun, out in the world, not be tied down to someone’s living room while her kid sleeps in the bedroom. I admire my friend for being a stand-up guy and taking care of his son, so my opinion of a woman doing the same … Also, her ex had issues with me being around his daughter because he was threatened by the relationship that was forming.You may not know it but you are being interviewed to see what kind of guy you really are from the very start.