This can happen a lot with single moms (guys think we need action, are lonely and desperate—LOL) and it can be so heartbreaking to us, because like any other woman, we want connection. "Go on a lot of dates."Dating is so fun if you play your cards right," says single mom Heather, 26.
Matters of the heart are so hard, but she says it's crucial to make sure your heart is open and ready before leading on a guy.
Vent to your girls and do not drill your child." If things get serious with this other woman, suggest meeting her since she'll be around your kids—and show your ex the same courtesy if you're seeing someone on the regular.__Watch out for the habitual one-night-standers.__"I have never been the sleep-with-a-guy-on-the-first-date' kind of girl," says single mom, Jillian Darlington, CEO of Mom Co: The App Where Moms Connect.
"But I kept going out with guys who obviously just wanted to have dinner, drinks—then sex, like playbook.
I was a sex-deprived single mom, so this seemed fine to me. But then I realized I was only sleeping with him and not going on dates—and well, falling in love. One month later, my heart was, very invested and he called to say he'd slept with his ex (WTF) the night before, right after seeing me," says Rachel Sarah, author of Her advice to single moms ready to start dating: Figure out your deal-breakers and stick to them.
I approached the topic with him, because I thought he might be into me that way, but he wasn't. Everyone has certain requirements in a relationship that aren't negotiable.
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