dating agency cali - Dating a single mom quotes

Recently, several of my freshly divorced friends have confided in me about their struggles.

They share the same feelings (as I did and do) of excitement, trepidation, anxiety, confusion and fear over their newborn single status.

We are connected, interwoven with the lives of our children.

dating a single mom quotes-41

She is a fish out of water and she will act like it. Make light of her ineptness and remember she's on a learning curve -- it won't be like this forever.

When you don't have anyone to answer to, come home to, or care for, your schedule belongs to you. A woman with children can't, nor could she even if she wanted to be. Daily life is planned out because children need consistency and boundaries, and she needs to maintain her sanity.

Once you believe that no act must be performed in any specific other-directed way, then failing becomes impossible.

- Wayne Dyer You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

There are men out there who will embrace you and your children without hesitation, and they will see it as a blessing. My 19-year-old self thawed in the middle of Single-town, expected to assume the role of a 31-year-old eligible bachelorette with an A-game. I spent the entire decade of my 20s hibernating in the cave of accelerated adulthood -- planning a wedding, building a home, getting pregnant, having miscarriages, getting pregnant again, breastfeeding, home making and child-rearing.

I missed out on the 10 years of dating and hard knock life lessons of an un-committed Gen X'er.

I had no clue how to behave or what to expect from another mate, not to mention the men I was connecting with had no experience with a woman with children, posing another layer of complications.

My advice is to be sensitive to her single/dating immaturity.

If there was a particular house you wanted, or a particular relationship or job you wanted, and you didn't get it, the Universe is telling you that it was not good enough and did not match your dream.

It is also telling you that it has something better and more worthy of you. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours.

Single moms don't have the same free will as other single women.

Tags: , ,