Single mom dad dating 28 year old man dating 18 year old
When a mother has an endless string of men coming in her life she can’t be shocked at what her son becomes.
If you get nothing else from this essay, let it be this: When you’re a single parent, there are very different rules to love, sex, and, dating.
If women actually understood the emotional hand-wringing fathers endure just getting to the point of even telling the ex and kids, these women might have a greater appreciation and deeper sympathy for what he’s going through.
And though they are justified to believe that meeting his kids is a sign of his affection and commitment, there are many times when that very thing, meeting his children, is the very worst idea.He worries that a new, overly zealous, girlfriend may threaten the mom’s role, and suddenly his kids become ‘too busy’ to see dad.Or the mom may turn unsupportive, critical, or demeaning about daddy and his ‘new friend’ and their relationship.The truth is that random person I passed up may have been a great match for me, but if I'm not wowed, I would rather have wine and conversation with guaranteed good company than potential awful company.At this point, I'd rather meet someone in real life anyway: what an oxymoron considering I'm a single mom.