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You may want to brush up on your story-time skills and cartoon character knowledge to win favour: 73% of single parents with kids under 18 would only date someone their child expressly approved of.
However, if you're dating someone with older or adult children, the pressure to impress is off - in fact, two-thirds (67%) of single parents with kids over 18 agree with the statement ''it’s none of my children’s business who I date.'' On the whole though, it's moms who are much more influenced by their children’s opinion, with 77% of those who parent under-18s saying they wouldn’t date someone unless their children liked them. Whether you're dating as a parent or dating a parent (or both), remember this: impressing the kids is good but you are also entitled to give your adult relationships room to grow.
'The 15 biggest misconceptions about single parents'.
Online single parent dating, is an ideal way for single mums and dads to meet each other and build relationships!
There's some evidence that this tactic might work - 23% of singles say that they're even more inclined to go on a date with someone who has a photo with their kids in their profile.
Single moms are more likely than single dads to want practical help however: when writing a dating profile 18% of moms would want their child's advice (compared with just 10% of dads), while 30% of single mothers and 21% of single fathers would ask their kids for general advice on things like what to wear on a first date and where to go. Brittany Wong, writing for the Huffington Post, 2014.91% of parents dating in Canada say that doing family activities with their kids, their partner, and their partner’s children is one of the keys to building a strong relationship.