Archive for: Single Parent Dating

Be open about the fact you are a parent

When I first returned to dating, I didn’t mention my son on my online dating profiles, or when I met men in real life. Because of the stigma surrounding single parents and myths I was believing at the time, my subconscious told me I would have more luck keeping my profile baby-free. I soon realised what a mistake that was. On my first date after being pregnant, dumped and giving birth – when my self-esteem had hit rock bottom –

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Communication is key

It is essential to understand your partner and the bond they have with their child(ren). To do that each individual will need to engage in healthy communication habits. In the early stages, there can be plenty of surface level conversation and engagements. Try to break your own walls down so they can see the real you.

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