Ivillage dating as a single parent

There was the Italian accountant with the creaseless pants who asked early on our first date if I had my marriage annulled.He was Catholic and wanted to remarry and didn’t see the point of going much further if I didn’t conform to canon law.’ Yes, well, that’s because you were with your boy.” Dating for two is difficult; dating in a crowd is downright complicated.

When you look at your child and see his father's face, it's okay to get a little emotional. Point out the positive qualities in men you see on a day to day basis.Do you remember what dating was like before you had kids?Perhaps you prepared for hours, trying on a dozen outfits, flat-ironing your hair to perfection and engaging in imaginary conversations with the person who could possibly turn out to be “the one.” Now imagine being a single parent on a date. Is this guy really worth the an hour in babysitter fees?, author and Northwestern University journalism professor Michele Weldon explores all the nuances and metaphors of that phrase.She flees an abusive relationship only to have her ex essentially abandon her three sons when he moved overseas, providing no financial support and rarely communicating.