8 REASONS WHY DATING IS DIFFERENT IN YOUR 30S THAN IN YOUR 20S

The 20s – that time when you are free, willing to experience any- and every-thing that comes your way.  When I was in my 20s, I was completely invincible (or so I thought). I had done several reckless things and I didn’t even think twice about it. Why worry about fixing my life right then? I had a decade to wreck it and decades to fix it.  The problem is – who knows what’s going to happen later in life? You can’t possibly know how it will all work out. In my 20s, relationships came and went – it was […]

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12 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DATING A SINGLE MOM

I was recently told by a friend that he doesn’t date single moms. He said that they have way too much baggage, more than he’s willing to handle. He indicated that he would never pursue a true and meaningful relationship with a single mom. After I completely badgered him to explain if our friendship was true and meaningful, he finally realized that he had somewhat offended me. Although I am a single mom myself, though, I somewhat understood his issue (although I don’t think that single moms have “baggage”) and wanted to point out some things that you should know should […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex…and the Single Mom

First and foremost, I don’t talk about sex – it’s just not one of those things that I share with the people around me, and I haven’t really touched on it here on the blog at all. I’m going to try to break a record today and test how many times I can say sex in this post – I never talk about it. It’s so incredibly weird, but I feel the desire to share today. Sex is taboo…especially when it comes to the single mom. If she’s having sex, it’s expected that she beware so that she doesn’t end up […]

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DATING AS A SINGLE MOM

Where do I begin…dating when you’re a single mother is and always will be a challenge.  At no given point will it become easier to date, especially when you have a young child.  I should probably give up on the whole concept overall until Micah is a little bit older, but it’s nice to get out and meet new people and build friendships and potential relationships.When I moved into my apartment a little over a year ago, I never thought I would consider the option of dating again.  I was so wrapped up in Micah and seeing him grow and […]

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