“If you are single, you can date.” Of course, the reality of how and when to start ducking out depends on the circumstance and your readiness.
“Timing is particularly sensitive for widowers because everyone offers their opinion as to the 'appropriate' time, even though none of them is walking in your shoes,” Fisher says.
“Men assume that a mother is less self-oriented and more nurturing and will welcome his children,” Fisher says. Don’t disregard a woman who has never been a mother—she may be wonderful with your kids because there is no one competing for her attention.
Taking things slow — single parent or not — is always a smart way to go as you get to know someone new.” Thanks to all those dads out there working to balance their ambitions for love with the many amazing things they do for their children every day.
We’re pulling for you, and for what it’s worth, the numbers seem to be in your favor!
If you’re a single parent dating online, we’d love to hear more about your experiences!
Add the prospect of dating to the equation, and you’ve got quite a challenge.