Your date might not want to immediately share with you the fact that she has children.
You may come up against other sensitive subjects, as well; for instance, though you may offer with the best of intentions, understand that the mom may not want you to pay for her baby-sitter.
Dating before she was a mother was kind of like flying blind in the parenting department, because without kids around she couldn't really know that her partners would parent in the same ways as she does.
"People change when the baby comes, and sometimes marriages can't recover," she says.
"When you're a mom, it changes every sector of your dating life and who you choose to spend time with."Kaywanda Lamb, a single mom of two boys who coaches other single moms on dating and relationships, had a similar experience.
Browse for potential friends and partners from the safety of your own home, without having to juggle children and babysitters – get to know other single parents at your own pace.Have an open mind and respect for a woman who has much more to deal with in everyday life than someone who is in an established and supportive relationship.Also know that she may have much to teach a man about love and understanding, having already borne a child to a different father.But she didn't always feel that single motherhood was fabulous.At first, she struggled to find resources about dating as a single parent.