Advice on dating and single moms
"Dating requires resilience, and things won't always go smoothly.
If you're a single mom just starting to date again...
Dating—and the possibility of rejection that comes with it—can test even those with unbreakable self-esteem.
So before you post a profile or say yes to that coffee date, wait until you're sure "you're strong enough to handle the setbacks, the ghosting, and other potentially bad behavior out there," says Lucy Good, founder of Beanstalk, an online community for single mothers.
might know that you're a nice guy, but she just met you and has to keep their safety in mind.
Let her share photos, stories, and anything regarding her life with them at her own pace.
In fact, dating might widen your social support circle. Right online, but she did make new friends (and someone to tend her garden).