You’ve seen the romantic comedy “How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days,” right? With that in mind, I decided to create my own version of the movie in this article, but for those wanting to date a different breed of women – the single mom. If not, here’s a quick primer: Kate Hudson’s character, Andie Anderson, does a slew of wacky things in an attempt to drive a guy she’s seeing (Matthew Mc Conaughey’s character, Ben Barry) away, including nicknaming his penis “Princess Sophia,” interrupting his bros-only weekly game night of poker, flooding his bathroom cabinets with way too many tampons (and Vagisil), and leaving him 17 voice messages. To say single mothers are swamped and have very limited time to spare is the understatement of the year. Not only was I taken aback from all of that information in one sitting, but it also made him come off as a little too desperate in my eyes.
My single mom friend once had a guy tell her, “You have a child? I’m gonna have to call my mother about this.” (Seriously folks, I can’t make this stuff up.) OK, I get it. X In the third of Sophie's dating blogs she shares her advice for the big date.In the first of Sophie Gillard’s series of blogs she writes about the realities of single parenthood and getting back into the ‘dating scene’. Here he tells the story of how Gingerbread's forums helped him find love again. Don’t ask anything along the lines of, “When can I meet your child(ren)? You may think we’re in a hurry to find a stepdad for our kid, but we’re not. Actions speak louder than words, so don’t just tell us, show us. ” No one wants to answer those dreaded questions on a first date. A few weeks ago, in the spirit of “getting back out there,” I gave a guy my phone number. ” That’s a question that should also be reserved for a third or fourth date, quite akin to us asking you, “Why’d your last relationship end? She’ll only keep you around if the relationship is a good thing for both her and her kids.