Single Mothers Go For the Best
When it comes to dating there are often all sorts of extra pressures on single mothers; pressures that make it hard for single mums to hope for the best that life can offer, and to make the very best decisions for themselves. But single mothers would do well to remember the words of that famous mother, Madonna:
‘Don’t go for second best, baby. Put your love to the test.’
SINGLE MOTHERS DON’T NEED TO LISTEN TO NEGATIVITY
And here’s why:
Single mothers often face negative criticism from others. Sometimes that criticism can be harsh words from an ex-partner who is not very good for your self-esteem. But sometimes it can be a more subtle kind of negativity from well-meaning friends and family who may say that you should give up on the idea of dating altogether and prioritize your children. Or, worse, that no man really wants the hassle of a woman with baggage.
Both of these are examples of negative thoughts that are demeaning to you and your children, and out of touch with reality. Happy kids need happy mums, so self-sacrifice is not a healthy option. And, apart from the fact that there are plenty of nice, caring men out there who won’t run off screaming when they hear that you have children, there are actually plenty of single dads out there who will be relieved to hear that you too have similar family responsibilities.
SINGLE MOTHERS NEED TO LOOK AFTER THEMSELVES
Single mothers often live hectic lives, juggling child-care with work and home. It takes a special effort to find time for yourself. But this is vital to your health and well-being. Dating a compatible man who understands can be just the thing to bring balance and harmony back into your life.
SINGLE MOTHERS ARE GREAT AT CARING
Single mothers are great at caring. They care for their children, they care about other people, but often don’t care enough about themselves. Single mums need to recognize their caring as a great asset, one which will make them a thoughtful and supportive partner in the right relationship. And that, surely, is what entitles single mums everywhere to aim high and go for the best very partner for them.
Online dating can be a great way for single mums to find the very best. The right dating site offers the chance to review compatible matches. Dating based on shared interests such as UK Christian dating and dating based on deep personal compatibility are all possible for single mothers, who deserve the very best chance of happiness.