In the past I've dated several women who had children. (from toddlers to pre-teens). As long as the mother is in charge of her children (ie commands their respect) and there is no drama going on with her ex then there is not much difference.
However I must admit I was dating these women while in my 20s and I was always up front about not looking to get married.
I had no interest in replacing a child's father. One such relationship lasted for 4 years.
Women with children have just as much a right to have a night out, weekend getaway, or date someone as women without children. Her life doesn't end when she gives birth! :-)
It's really up to her as to how she wants to manage her time and also determine what her "true motivation" is for dating a particular guy. It's probably a good idea for her not to introduce her children to every guy she goes out to dinner with. Some women reserve such introductions only after dating a guy for 3 or more months.
my wife was a single mom when we met. personally i don't care if a woman is already a mom or not.
by Rajsheda 6 years ago
As a single mom I feel like i'm in dating purgatory...is this normal?
by risatungol 3 years ago
The reason why I joined hubpages is because I'm pregnant and I can't get a job here... while there are a lot of articles on how to earn, I would also like to hear from single moms out there, especially when it comes to dealing with depression, self-pity, stress etc... thanks a lot.
by Baybay728 7 years ago
I cant find a good man. Im a single mom and the ones who want are married men and the ones who just
by Susan Reid 9 years ago
Is Myrtle Beach a good place for a single mom?
by Abigayle Malchow 5 years ago
What advice would you give a divorced, single mom for a first date?How does dating work in this century? What are the dos and don'ts? What not to do if you want them to ask you out again? I made a huge step and asked a guy out I felt was out of my league because everyone keeps...
by Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago
How do the daily struggles of a single mom or single dad differ?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|