Dating a single mom with kids

While individual preferences will vary, many single mothers consider the feelings of their children an important component in their romantic endeavors.Some moms may prefer to wait until they are in committed relationships before introducing new loves to their children, while others may want to see how new prospects interact with their kids before committing.

At Elite Singles we wanted to celebrate by looking at dating for parents: what makes it great, and what you need to know to make it even better. Happily, we can ignore these silly misconceptions in favour of a simple, happy truth: our latest member study says parents are really, really dateable.

Adjusting to life with a girlfriend is often a difficult task, involving compromise, planning and taking the feelings of your girlfriend into consideration for every decision that you make.

If your girlfriend has children, you also need to consider the thoughts and feelings of her children -- and your role in their lives.

As you read through these suggestions, remember that children come in all ages and some may not even live at home.

The tips below will help you thread your way through some of the intricacies of dating a single parent. Ask yourself: Am I willing to be in a relationship with someone who has children? Am I willing to enter into a relationship with children?

I’m tired of guys treating me like I should be grateful if they even stick around for five minutes. Do I need to be a nun in order to find someone who can actually see a relationship with me?

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