Dating a single mom with an infant
But if you take away who we are as people, what remains is our differing positions in life; I’m a single mother and he’s a childless dude.
It’s a huge disparity that can create a lot of discord without the right level of understanding.
I put in everything I’ve got- physically and emotionally- so he never has to feel like he’s missing a parent. If I am going to be with you, I want you to fuel me in some way. It’s not that I can’t be strong on my own, but everyone deserves fulfilling companionship. That doesn’t mean we have to have candlelit dinners or climb a mountain every time we’re together.
Put in the effort into making it special every time. Our relationship will not flow like other peoples’ relationships.
Effort = Planning in advance, which means I feel like you respect my time. Sharing hobbies and traveling together are important aspects in evolving relationships.
He always lit up when I was around I always chose his side over his moms. I went through a break up with my pregnant girlfriend. I still go hang out with them sometimes and she is really cool about it.
When our daughter is born in December, they will be the big brother and sister so she understands they will always be in my life.