5 rules for dating a single mom
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This can also include setting boundaries with your co-parent, if necessary or applicable.
My ex and I have agreed that our respective partners can and should be involved in all aspects of our son’s life, from homework to discipline to birthday parties — not in place of the other co-parent, but alongside them.
But knowing that any given point in the day could be the moment that sparks the beginning of the next great love story, the one your family and friends will replay over the course of your lives?
What does dating look like after divorce, in your 30s, and as a parent forging together some semblance of that balance?Within a week of our first date, we’d met four more times to hike, drink craft beer, and even go for a run together, while my son frolicked at my parents’ place. Saturday mornings were spent at the market or the beach, sleeping in before meandering to brunch on Sundays.Then the new school year was suddenly upon me and our relationship was catapulted to the next level. “Non-traditional” families are increasingly common and single parents like myself could use a guide to relationships.It helps when you reach that one needle in the binary haystack, the one whose eye catches yours and whose big personality squeezed into a tiny text box makes you smile or even LOL IRL.That’s when you feel the renewed sense of possibility.