There are more than 11 million single-parent families in the United States, and, of them, the overwhelming majority 80 percent are women. If you're a single mother, particularly one over a certain age, that might not sound a very promising statistic for your dating life. Luckily, however, there's good news. Given how prevalent it is today, single motherhood doesn't have the same social stigma that it once carried.
Dating a Single Mom: 9 Success Tips for Making It Work
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Being a single mom can be a challenge. Though I haven't experienced it myself, I watched my mom master single motherhood for most of my childhood. More recently, I've seen a few friends go through a similar journey filled with ebbs and flows. Though it is rarely easy, every single mom I know has found a way to push through the pain and prove that women can literally overcome anything. And this fact is only further driven home by the single mom memes on the internet. Single moms have more strength than others give them credit for. It takes a lot to raise a child, work a full time job, and take care of everything else going on in life — let alone to do it without the help of a co-parent.
11 Strategies for Dating as a Single Mom
Does he like kids? Will he be more into his BMW than me? Are his boys his priority?
If you've won the love of a single mom, you've hit the relationship jackpot. Few love as selflessly and fiercely as a woman who's raised her kiddos on her own or mostly on her own. Need more convincing? We recently asked a handful of divorced moms to give their best elevator pitch for dating single mamas. She can roll with the punches.