Dating as a young single mother
Majority of the time, it works out well and the parents involved raise children who go on to be productive citizens in the world. My relationship with my father was imperfect and strained.
There were stretches of time when he wasn’t around; either by his own volition or my mother protecting us from his disappointments. Having such an inconsistent father was my first example of what kind of father not to be.
Things have changed and whether we like it or not, the world will continue to change.
Dating a single mother was once taboo and now it’s normal. So, if you like a certain woman – don’t worry what people think about her already having a child.
For instance, when you’re dating a single mother, last-minute dates (e.g.
As a modern man, you can’t always look to your parents or grandparents as role models of how to plan your life with a woman.
Go with what makes you happiest because 20 years from now, people will most-likely be doing much wilder and more “out there” things than dating a single mother…
Blended families and the role of stepparents isn’t a particularly new phenomenon in the family structure.
if one of her children is sick or needs her for something). Single mothers also tend to have a lot more additional expenses than other women, so you might want to offer to pay for a babysitter on some occasions.
She might reject your generosity, but she will appreciate it and consider it very thoughtful that you offered.The same rang true in my friends’ households and even strangers in the neighborhood. Over time, I have shaped my own ideas about fatherhood and how I want to parent my children.