Be Patient Single mothers are often torn between their two identities – that of a loving and attentive mother and that of a single woman. If you're dating a seasoned single mother you may find she is a lot easier on herself about dating you, and allowing herself appropriate time to spend with you.

But women new to single motherhood may still be learning how to balance their new dating life with their job as a full-time single mom.

Find more tips on How to Date a Single Mom on Alaina's blog, Ms. By Alaina Sheer of Single for Single Parent Single moms know this is a great way of meeting other singles who respect being a parent.

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We began weekend dating every weekend, alternating weekends with me going down then her coming up every other, and in 3 months, June 10 2005, I proposed on the beach in Alpena, MI and she said yes.

We were married on January 14, 2006 and my wife and her 2 boys moved north to live in my town and in about 3 months we will be celebrating our 3 year anniversary. We thank you for having a site dedicated to single parents.

Playing them can back fire dramatically when she decides you're more trouble than you're worth.

I actually called it off with a guy who I was fairly certain liked me but he kept playing hard to get and would wait an hour or two to return my text messages or phone calls.

The Ex Factor One of the most troubling hurdles for men to overcome when dating a single mom is the fact that the ex-husband or boyfriend may still be around, caring for his children.

Trust me when I say, you have no reason to be jealous or worried about any kind of relationship developing if you are dating a seasoned single mom.

First of all, my wife and I were members on your Single Parent site for a short period of time. We were hesitant at first because of the distance but each phone call, which most lasted 6-7 hours, we found we had more and more in common.

We agreed to meet in her town and on the day we finally came face to face, I about fainted!

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For many men dating a single mom is like navigating a busy street in a foreign country.

If you are with a very recently single mother she may still have feelings for her ex, after all, they did have a child together. Dating someone when an ex is still in the picture, even moreso when it is her child's father, can be a bit awkward at first. Single moms have much, much more to worry about than when you're going to call next.