Read on as single parents share their dating dilemmas and Amy Spencer, relationship expert and author of "Meeting Your Half-Orange: An Utterly Upbeat Guide to Using Dating Optimism to Find Your Perfect Match" solves them. How can I meet a guy when I don't really go out to the bars or clubs anymore?
--Renee, 30, Totowa, New Jersey Solution: Spencer says to rethink that afternoon of fun.
"It's hard to meet your match when everyone you're hanging out with is under three feet tall." She recommends, instead of heading to kid-centered places, to try some kid-friendly ones, where you might be able to scope out a cutie.
"A museum, bookstore, sidewalk fair, farmer's market, or a park without swings where your kid can run on the grass and play catch are all places where adults hang out too," advises Spencer.
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All you need to say is “I have children” or “my children are grown.” A decent person doesn’t need to know anything more than that to decide whether or not they’d like to go on a date with you.
For single parents, returning to the dating scene can be a tough choice.
Whether you're a mum or dad, finding the time to meet someone new is a big enough challenge on its own let alone introducing a new partner to your children.