No, you definitely are not looking at a typo, nor have I gone totally insane- at least I don’t think so! I just sometimes wish I were male. Yes, I wish was one of those chaps who burped on command and knew what RF coaxial connectors were all about. If by some twist of fate I suddenly wake up to find myself a brewing pot of androgen, then I would be pleased, because I will then have transformed into a single dad.
Single dads win over single moms in the attractiveness department. Based on my observation, single fathers seem to have it much easier when it comes to snatching someone from the opposite sex.
You know how a single man walking around the park with a dog attracts women passing him by? That’s pretty much how it works with single dads. I don’t mean to compare kids to dogs (they’re both cute, by the way), but they somehow serve the same purpose- they both make single dads or men appealing.
When a woman meets a single dad, she gets the impression that he is nurturing, caring and loving. Any man in touch with his feminine side scores points with the ladies on any given day.
On the other hand, when a man meets a single mom, she inevitably drops a notch or two on the sexiness scale. The thought of “excess baggage” rears its ugly head and sometimes repels men, as if the woman had bad breath.
I guess that’s just how things are. There are simply some stereotypes which we can’t readily shake off.
But then again, there are instances when it hardly matters whether a single woman has kids or not. I do know some single moms who have found love in its truest form. They have found real men who have accepted them despite their not-so-pleasant past. Maybe I’m just jealous.
What’s your take on this?