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However, I keep my son out of my online dating escapades.
In fact, sometimes these guys post accompanying headlines like, “Meet my godson!
Rule #1: Don't Treat Dating Like It's a Sprint—It's More Like a Half Marathon Guys, you have got to take it slow.
Despite everything being instant these days (texting, canned sandwiches, high-speed internet, get-rich-quick schemes), you have to give the relationship time to blossom, and it's not going to happen overnight. You're a great guy, so don't blow it by proposing to the gal on the second date.
I dabbled in it a little—after all, there were only so many horribly blind dates I could go on before taking matters into my own hands—but on my first go, I met my ex's roommate, and then my ex, and the rest is history.
After getting separated, I realized the only way I was going to meet a date in a world that seemed filled with married couples having children was to go online. In the quiet, lonely hours after the kids went to bed, I could message a friendly face or chat with a fellow single parent.
And there’s also the crystal clear reality that I’ve grown from that experience and can function alone and awesomely without a man—not to be confused with not wanting a man. But the fact remains, dating as a single mom involves protecting your child on the unknown ride.