Dating guide for single moms

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Everybody deserves to be happy, and single mothers are no exception to this. Oftentimes, we pour all our energies into taking care of our kids, that we forget the very person we should first take care of- ourselves. Looking for love the second, or even third, time around is something we should add to our to-do list. I don’t mean parading yourself online or at the nearest club on Saturday nights. Just be open to the possibility of finding love anew, and giving yourself a dose of that Zac Efron – Vanessa Hudgens (okay, they’ve broken up already!) love euphoria. A few simple rules to keep in mind when diving into the dating pool again:

Be happy. Bury all that emotional baggage. If you have a positive aura about you, you will attract men like a magnet attracts iron fillings.
Honesty is still the best policy. If the guy you’re going out with was introduced by a common friend, chances are, he already knows about your status. But if you just met by chance, don’t give him a rundown of your life history over the first cup of latte. Just let him know that you’re a single mom, so as not to throw him off-guard.

When you’re on a date, try to restrain yourself from talking too much about your kids. Immerse yourself in the moment, enjoy your date’s company. If you must say something about your kids, keep it down to five minutes tops.

Don’t feel guilty. Remember, you have to get out there and enjoy yourself too. You deserve to be made to feel special too. You don’t always have to be the giver of affections and care. Sometimes, it helps to be on the receiving end. Ultimately, your kids will benefit from your newfound positive outlook.

About Pepper

I am a single working mom, trying to raise my kid the best way I know how. Join me as I navigate my way through the jungle that is Single Mom-hood, armed with rose-colored glasses and strength of spirit. As pepper adds spice to food, so does my daughter add spice to my life. She makes life no less than…PEPPERRIFIC!

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    I also keep getting many single Moms as my customers and I would definitely recommend them to read the tips and guide. I believe this is a noble cause that you have posted tips on them as love and happiness are the most important part of the life and dating can be one solution to your problems especially for single moms.

  3. My divorce was filed today so I will be on the dating market again soon. Thanks for the tips.

  4. You’ve got great insights about Singles Dating Guides, keep up the good work!

  5. When my Dad walked out on my Mum, she became totally helpless. She fell sick and deeply depressed. She was desperate for love, desperate for attentions, and desperate to have someone on her side to agree with her with just every single thing. It was annoying and I felt that she might have just lost her mind back then. It’s like the end of her world. At times, I keep telling her to forget, to live her life happily. I guess it is easier to be said than done. Does everyone has a place to go when the romance has gone?

  6. I like your advice about not talking about your kids too much on a first date. You might not even know if your date’s interested in kids, or someone who has them. I know this can be a big turnoff for a lot of people getting back into the dating world who have kids.

    The best policy as you’ve outlined in this post is ultimately just to relax and enjoy yourself. People put too much stress on the outcome of a date and getting it to go further than it needs to sometimes.

  7. You said “You deserve to be made to feel special too.” I’m glad you confirmed my thoughts. It often happens when kids comes in our lives we forget about ourselves. Great post.

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