Just make sure to be smart and take the proper precautions. Don't feel bad about leaving your child with a trusted caregiver — be it a family member, friend, nanny, or babysitter.
In terms of popular culture, this season's featured several single parents who were some of the most desired contestants on the show. That's not to say that you need to present your calendar and expect him to memorize it.
Case in point when single dad Justin chose single mom Cassandra over just single Jaclyn — which led her to comment that she didn't realize that being a single mom would give you a leg up on this show! But make him aware of your daily basics, and where your routines are ironclad and where your day is flexible. Yes, it's hard to pull yourself together like you used to, but finding time to work out, go shopping, and primping is important! Even if it's just taking a class once a week, going out to the gym, having a childless standing date with a girlfriend, or starting a mom's (or just women's) adventure group in your area — pulling together a group of women to explore interesting activities in your area. Just as some women lose their identity within relationships with men, it's also common for moms to lose their identity with their children.
And then there is Pope Francis who acknowledges that, because divorce affects 25 percent of Catholics (many of whom have children). If you let things slide or hide your obligations for his sake, you will likely end up hating yourself and/or resenting him.7. More than looking good to everyone else, it's aboutgood. You were a fully-formed and interesting woman you became a mom. If nothing else, it will give you more to talk about on your dates, which will make you more attractive and make men more interest in you ...
When it came to dating in New York as a 30-something executive in private equity, Dan Rochkind had no problem snagging the city’s most beautiful women.
“I could have [anyone] I wanted,” says Rochkind, now 40 and an Upper East Sider with a muscular build and a full head of hair.