Quotes about single mothers dating
I missed out on the 10 years of dating and hard knock life lessons of an un-committed Gen X'er.
I had no clue how to behave or what to expect from another mate, not to mention the men I was connecting with had no experience with a woman with children, posing another layer of complications.
We listen and listen, but who is there to listen to us?
It is a simple action -- to be silent and give attention to object of your affection. Some of us haven't had meaningful or passionate sex in years.
Recently, several of my freshly divorced friends have confided in me about their struggles.
This piece is also dedicated to all of the single mothers who will hopefully read this and know they are not alone in their needs and desires.
There are men out there who will embrace you and your children without hesitation, and they will see it as a blessing. My 19-year-old self thawed in the middle of Single-town, expected to assume the role of a 31-year-old eligible bachelorette with an A-game. I spent the entire decade of my 20s hibernating in the cave of accelerated adulthood -- planning a wedding, building a home, getting pregnant, having miscarriages, getting pregnant again, breastfeeding, home making and child-rearing.
Just by listening, you are building trust and intimacy. One of the loneliest moments of my days over the past few years has been dinner time.
It is a blessing to sit with my children every evening, but there is a deep ache as I set the table for three.