It's inevitable, folks—us single mamas are going to start dating again. This time, let's go in with some sage advice from other single parents who've dated with success. Parenting is challenging enough. Throw in raising a child as a single parent and, well, just think Mount Vesuvius on a good day.
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But at the same time, there are a few things you should keep in mind if you want to be a great partner to a solo parent. W e asked eight single mothers how potential partners could win their hearts and be as supportive as possible. The number one thing many single moms want potential partners to know is that the kids come first. Although you will not meet them right away, my children are my priority. Their health and well-being are the most important thing.
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The usual player approach will not work. Nor will false compassion, where you feign interest in order to add another notch to your bedpost. In fact, if you attempt to use a routine from your vaunted repertoire to most single mothers, you will face a swift rebuke. The game you play with other women may not have the same effect. I have always recommended that men be genuine and sincere in their love life but with a single mother, you should hardcode that nugget of advice on your cerebellum.
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