The statistics can get pretty grim, in terms of the amount of children of single parents living in poverty, especially, and the disparity in education, income and marriage rate for Black women compared to their White counterparts. But this book isn’t about statistics, because, as I stated before, we and our children are not statistics. A statistic is a number Read More »
Dating Advice and Tips
I am ready to start dating again, but how? Now that I am out there, what next? Am I ready for this?
These and many other questions and emotions are addressed through informative yet touching articles on various topics. After divorce, separation or being alone and ready for a relationship, dating can be an unfamiliar and frightening concept . This time something is very different, we now have more than ourselves to worry about, we have our children. Finding out more about unpleasant encounters, handling new relationships, introducing your children, dating advice and tips and so much more can help make our next dating experience a wonderful new adventure.
I’ve seen this scenario so many times, I had to address it. It goes like this; a woman gets divorced and feels completely alone. She becomes scared as her mind manifests thoughts of being alone for the rest of her life, completely unloved and bitter. So she starts to cling to any man who gives her attention even if she Read More »
How did you arrive at the destination of dating mom? Are you fresh out of a marriage, a long-term relationship or was it complicated? Are your beautiful children the glorious products of a decades-long marriage “sanctified by God and the State”, a one-night stand, or a sperm bank (or turkey baster, depending on your budget)? Are you a degreed professional, Read More »
Questions That You Need To Ask Him…A.S.A.P. When it comes to dating, there are many deal breakers. Especially when you’re a single mom dating! In a perfect world, you would date someone, fall in love, get married, buy a house and then have kids but our world is far from perfect! So to accommodate our imperfect world there are things Read More »
Remember when you were little and you thought everyone was trustworthy? Then you became an adult and decided that life is easier (although not better) alone? Most would say that all the heartbreak we experience from relationships as we grow up is nature’s way of teaching us how not to get hurt. Call me crazy but I think it causes Read More »
Dating is definitely tough as a single mom and what makes it even more difficult is trying to differentiate and apply all the dating advice out there that tells you to do something other than be yourself. There’s one specific concept that I am so completely sick of hearing about that I decided it was time to write about it! Read More »
No matter what stage of a relationship you’re in, moving on to the next stage of commitment can be somewhat of a challenge. In a perfect world, both parties would be on the same playing field at all times. Unfortunately, that’s not usually the case. Relationships are not a science and each one is unique and special in its own Read More »
This is a problem I thought was only significant in the world of dating but apparently as I’ve recently learned it’s also happening between divorced and separated couples! Ending a marriage is emotionally difficult. I know when I got divorced, there were so many times I felt alone and I wanted to run back to my ex-husband for a visit Read More »
You know that guy that you’ve had your eye on for a while, but haven’t had the nerve to pursue him? Well, it’s time to take it to the next level! Women can be so timid when it comes to pursuing their love interest. Modern day encourages women to take initiative. So what are you waiting for? Let him know Read More »
The last few years I’ve dated older men and younger men and I’ve found that both groups have advantages over the other. I like both for different reasons and I definitely approach my situation with a man differently depending on his age. So here I break down what I’ve learned about dating older and younger men. OLDER MEN: Older Read More »