Single moms wanting to date?
12 September 2021 at 10:09 pm #59104
hi I’m new here and I’ve been single for a year and a bit now, I don’t like the idea of dating apps although I have nothing against them I just think for me I’d like something more authentic, my only problem is I dont know we’re to meet new people and also I’m struggling with the Times I can meet new people as I work and have to two young children under 10.
what can I do ahhhhhh!!14 September 2021 at 11:02 am #59163
same here. some single mums i know are tired and miserable but i don’t think we should feel this way. It’s hard when you have no social life. I don’t know where to turn to????14 September 2021 at 12:31 pm #59174
What’s interfering with finding your match? Let’s give each other our situations and maybe some of us have over come those obstacles let’s help one another! X14 September 2021 at 12:34 pm #59175
I understand Kats we need to find a way to have fun and be able to socialise at times where we can be assured all at home is taken care of.14 September 2021 at 12:55 pm #59178
Same here…. Single dad, working hard….. No time for personal life….14 September 2021 at 1:48 pm #59179
single dad and I hit the dating apps about 10 months ago. I had absolutely no idea what i was doing and absolutely petrified but i pushed myself to do it because honestly, I’m not a social butterfly and it would be near impossible for me to meet anyone otherwise. I actually had a panic attack before my first date from the app!
10 months later and ive met some really nice people from them and i’ve had one relationship that unfortunately just ended. Everyone i’ve met up with i’ve had a nice time with and even though they maybe didnt progress past a few dates it really helped boost my confidence, show me that I can do it and i have made a friend (we realised there was no romantic feelings but we still chat).
I share my kids 50/50 (one week on and one week off) so that does help me but my week with them is so full on I do sometimes need the week off to chill and relax and i was worried women wouldnt understand that…. however, what i’ve found are there are women in exactly the same situation so they understand and it’s about making the most of the limited time you both find to be together.14 September 2021 at 1:53 pm #59180
Thank you15 September 2021 at 10:04 pm #59233
Thank you! Yeah I might give it a go since it really hard to meet someone in the daily grind haha, I’ll keep the chat informed on how it goes what app do you recommend guys?16 September 2021 at 5:37 pm #59276
Hi, I think this is the right platform for single parents who struggle to socialise for whatever reasons. Being in similar situation might help as we may understand each well. Dating sites isn’t a thing for me and I’m waiting patiently for the right person.
like Mr Torez said, you might be lucky and I’ve known 3 relationships that have turned into marriages. It’s just hard to fish out the right ones. I ain’t got that patience. I heard majority of people are jokers and I’m not about to hurt my feelings. I rather meet someone on platform like this. We all have many things in common. I wouldn’t disregard that someone might want to pass time but I guess we all serious parents committed to our children and wanting spice up our lives 😉16 September 2021 at 8:28 pm #59301
I’m a solo parent and I also work so I was wondering how on earth I’d date too but I was talked into trying a dating app over Christmas. I went on it…then decided I didn’t have the time for online dating so came off after a week, but I noticed someone who lives in my village on it. We arranged to go for a walk and, 9 months later, we’re still dating.
We meet via a mixture of my parents babysitting so we can have alone time, him coming to mine once my daughter is asleep and us going out places with my daughter. He also has kids, but they’re teenagers now, and he works and has hobbies so we’re both busy which is nice in a way as it means neither of us is pressuring the other other meet up tons.
These things definitely help…he lives close so if something suddenly comes up last minute it’s not a big issue to cancel and rearrange as it’s not like either of us are traveling far. He’s also a dad and has been there and done that….3 times. So toddler issues aren’t a surprise to him, he’s always really understanding about it. Finally we’re just taking it really easy. No pressure. We can’t see each other every day and we don’t want to rush into living with each other, getting married or any of that. The kids come first. We’re just really enjoying dating and doing things together and going to new places together etc. The rest will happen when it’s the right time for everyone. So I think it is possible if you find the right person.16 September 2021 at 8:34 pm #59302
Lucky you Danii. It’s pure luck. Make it work don’t take it for granted. I’m single mom, student and working but I do have time for social life just that I ain’t got no company.18 September 2021 at 1:55 am #59718
Can I just say I am new as to signing up but am not new as a guest reader on this great platform. I can assure you all that you would find the best advice from people here as I have read success stories and want to assure you to find help too.
That you are a single parent should not differ you from enjoying your social life. Yes Some get to meet people easily and others don’t but I want to mention that you do not beat yourself too hard, you sure would find someone again just like Kats mentioned create time for social life and you would be shocked how much of happiness that comes with it.18 September 2021 at 2:03 am #59719
@ Platon. You know what we all have our busy lives and our personal (Social) life is a part of it.
So you should do all it takes to create time for yourself bearing in mind the kids comes first depending on how many of them you have to cater for. I am very busy and it is so sad that i barely see my Child cos of my type of Job but I try all I can to create time for us regardless.
I wish you all the best