Dating the single mom


She’ll only keep you around if the relationship is a good thing for both her and her kids. She’s loyal — and is fiercely protective of her little brood. She can articulate what she wants and needs from a relationship. She may feel concerned about what to do with all of you. If you initiate the meet and greet, it gives her confidence and tells her that you really care and also gives her the opportunity to plan something, talk about it or tell you it’s too soon. And at first, a single mother will seem vulnerable and privy to your ways. She will be forthright with her intentions, expecting the same from you. A single mother may feel inclined to divulge all of her ugly to you right outta the gate.

Few love as selflessly and fiercely as a woman who's raised her kiddos on her own (or mostly on her own). We recently asked a handful of divorced moms to give their best elevator pitch for dating single mamas. Any single mom you date likely has a lot on her plate -- and much of it comes her way unexpectedly. Par for the course.) What that means for you is that she'll understand if you're running late for a dinner date because of a deadline at work. Failed dinner plans are nothing to us." If you want a woman who gets things done, look no further than a single mom, says writer Jennifer Ball.

As single mom Kasey Ferris explains, she's probably dealt with far worse. "We do everything, and I mean everything," she says.

It may be difficult at times, but I promise you; if you’re fortunate enough to find yourself with a single mom and you love her?

The respect and love you will receive in return will be one of devotion, kindness, passion and caring.

(And weren’t you looking for someone who would be a great mother?