Single mothers and dating articles
‘A lot of parents do want to show off their children on social media to friends and family, but dating apps are not the platform for this.‘If you want to show you as a parent and use pictures with your children in, a distance shot is best for security – perhaps the whole family in the park. ‘Just in the same way you would pay attention to who accesses your photo albums on Facebook.’ If you don’t want to reveal on your profile, when should you mention your children?‘It was rude but at least I knew not to waste my time.’ You also shouldn’t feel guilty about having to rearrange or cancel dates because of childcare.Shilpa explained there was nothing wrong with your child being your main priority.‘You are a ready made family and the right person will feel lucky to have you all in their lives.’ Sarah found that the reaction men had when she said she had a child was surprising.‘I’ve had men not bother message back when I’ve told them and when I was out with friends one of their acquaintances was chatting me up until I said I had a child.
‘And always let someone know where you are and who with in the early days.’ You’ve downloaded the app, been on a few dates and maybe you’ve found someone who you can see a future with.
Introducing your children to someone you’re seriously dating will be the next big step and one that Lianne advises shouldn’t be done on a whim.
‘At all costs, avoid the ‘revolving door’ syndrome.
It is a good way to root out the ones that aren’t right for you.
‘You may think having children is carrying extra baggage but they’re not.
‘You’re still human, and it’s natural to want to find sex, friendship, love, or whatever it is you are looking for. ‘Make the time for yourself and remember you are not just a mother or father.