Single moms tell us that they sometimes feel trapped underneath a mountain of responsibility that never allows them to invest in friendships, much less find another companion for life.Working single moms say the guilt of leaving your kids in the evening to do something just for yourself is crushing.Single parents probably read the title of this article and think, “Ha! ” And in fairness, we realize that the challenges of caring for kids alone are innumerable.But there are some hardships unique to the individual, and others that are hard time and time again from our single-mom friends.And everyone has strong emotions and opinions about who is involved and what the outcome might be. Here are a number of dating “best practices” for single parents: 1.
There always seems to be a little less in the checking account than what your kids need. Introduction In recent years, the term "family values" has become a rallying cry against the increase in nontraditional families in this country.Much of the recent public discourse about women who bear children outside of marriage seems to reflect an underlying assumption that appropriate values are something these women simply do not have.’ Yes, well, that’s because you were with your boy.” Dating for two is difficult; dating in a crowd is downright complicated.The kids are engaged, at least on some level, even when you don’t think they are.