Single mother dating problems
A date may get canceled last minute because a babysitter canceled last minute.Or, if her children are older, unexpected behavior problems may get in the way of her being able to go out freely.It's not about being in your 20s or your 30s or your 40s; it's about keeping it together during a living room performance of and wiping butts and doing laundry. There is nothing more beautiful than a joyful child. Do make her a mixed CD and enjoy watching Netflix together after the kiddos hit the hay. Throw everything you know about scheduling out the window.
It's probably best you move along if either of you wants something long-term. You might have a really fun time with your nephew at Christmas, but this isn't the same as cleaning up vomit at 3 a.m. At least not until you're all functioning as a family unit, which takes time, honesty, and patience, and possibly some therapy. You're at the mercy of custody agreements, parent-teacher conferences, skinned knees, stuffy noses, and — buy her wine for this one — lice. Throw everything you know about Sunday Funday out the window. Handling what life serves is her modus operandi — she's been handling it since before you came along, and she's prepared to handle it if you leave. Pamper her because you admire her Terminator strength to always keep going. If that’s the case, and you are a single guy with no kids, you need to understand that dating a single mom is a little bit different than dating a woman with no kids. But sometimes the issues that can come with getting into a relationship with a single mom may be too much to deal with.And even if she seems to be the perfect woman, there may be some aspects about dating a single mom that you are just not willing to deal with. Don’t get me wrong, it can be very rewarding to date a single mom.But I’ve seen a lot of people get into a relationship like this, not know what they should expect, and have it end very badly when issues simply cannot be worked through.In short, if you are on the fence, it’s better to think about the possible negatives (and decide if you are willing to deal with them if they come up) before things get too serious and it becomes extremely hard to leave the relationship.