Tips for dating women with children
According to the US Census Bureau, out of about 12 million single-parent families in 2016, more than 80% were headed by single mothers.
As more people embrace a non-traditional family, the odds of you meeting a woman with a kid continuously increase, especially as you get into your 30s and 40s.
Over the years, I’ve dated a few women who had children (technically, I’m dating one now as my wife just gave birth to my daughter!
), and, while it can be a great experience, it’s a whole different bag than dating a childless woman. Kid just coated themselves (and the walls) with Mommy’s makeup. Her high-schooler just got caught sneaking out of the house. Having a child is like navigating portions of calm in between storms of activity.
There are only so many hours in the day, and, if you have a child, those TV-watching hours are going to be filled with “Paw Patrol,” “Bubble Guppies,” “Monster High,” or many other shows that you have never heard of.
Not only is she not going to subject her little one(s) to the Mountain squishing Oberon’s skull with his bare hands, but any show that’s on at 9 p.m. After playing, washing, feeding, getting into bed, cleaning up the kitchen, getting her back into bed (seriously, why is it so hard to make someone sleepy go to sleep), reading her a story, singing a song, and taking a shower before her own bedtime, the last thing she wants to do is stay up late watching something about a child being murdered, even if Joffrey was a sadistic dick.
For many of my readers who are in their 30s or 40s, this idea can actually be more attractive than the thought of starting from scratch, going through pregnancies, diapers, screaming, and sleepless nights.In its simplest form, it means men only see women as saints or prostitutes, and there is no in-between.So a man will see a mother, and he’ll think she only wants tender touches, vanilla sex, and has a low sex drive.Instead, say to her “So I was thinking about what to do this weekend, and what about after you feed Katy her breakfast and the sitter comes over, we go to the State Fair for the day?