Single Parent Dating Does Not Need to Take a Lot of Your Time

Single Parent Dating Does Not Need to Take a Lot of Your Time

Being a single parent comes with so many added responsibilities. If you are a single parent, you know exactly what I am talking about…working at a job, household chores, children’s homework and their extra-curricular activities.

Sometimes the thought of dating feels like it is just one extra thing to add to your already-busy life. However, did you know that there are ways of participating in single parent dating that does not have to use up a lot of your time?

In what follows are several practical ideas that can help you make the best use of your time when single parent dating.

* Go on dates that have been set up by those closest to you, and by those who know the characteristics you are looking for in a date. Let your friends and family, who introduce you to someone, know what characteristics you are not willing to put up with so that they can choose only those people that would be most suitable for you.

* Go on short dates. Meet a date for coffee rather than a dinner and a movie. Then if the coffee date does not go as well as you planned, then you will not have wasted a whole evening with someone you knew was not right for you right from the start. If, however, you enjoy the date, then you can plan for a longer date the next time you get together.

* Consider speed dating. I know this sounds tacky, but it is a great way to meet many people in a short period of time. It will give you a feel for people you want to get to know better outside of the speed-dating arena.

* Before going out on a date, take some time to think about who you want to date and the kind of person you do not want to date. Thinking this through before you actually meet someone can help keep you more objective when you do finally go on the date, and will help you decide if you even want to see this person a second time.

* Try dating on the internet. There are some very good dating websites that are for single parents dating. There you can find other single parents who are looking to meet single parents too. Online dating saves you a lot of time, as you do not have to go out to meet every new person. As a result, you can date from your home after your kids go to bed. You can review the profiles of other members of that dating site and pick who you want to get to know more. At first, your dating will take place through the internet and by speaking to one another over the telephone. If you later decide that you seem compatible, then you can always meet in person at that point.

In conclusion, single parent dating does not need to take a lot of your time. Your life is already busy so you need to make the most of your time. Be sure to use some or all of the ideas I talked about above, and you will notice that it will make dating as a single parent much easier.

Check out my blog, Parents Dating , to learn more about dating as single Dating with Children , and to review the profiles of other single parents at Parent Dating Sites .

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