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Dating Advice

Anonymous
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My mom has MS and is unable to live on her own. She lives with me now.

I am 28 now and a single mom. I am financially secure now. I have 2 kids so that was challenging at first.

I think I'd like to date now but I'm wondering if the fact my mother lives with me and I have two girls would be too big of a turn off for a potential date.

Would you tell him about my living situation right away? I haven't dated since I was with my girls' father.

Any advice would be appreciated!
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:22 PM
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Saphira1207
by Platinum Member on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:31 PM

No, don't tell him right away.  save that for date 3 or 4.

but i'm not going to lie.

For *most* men it will be a reason to stop seeing you.

for the *right* man it won't.

but you're going to have to do your due diligence and go through a lot of "frogs" before finding the right one.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:36 PM
I know there are a lot of things about me and my situation that may make dating hard. I'm not counting on finding anyone but I do wish I could go on a date some time.

Quoting Saphira1207:

No, don't tell him right away.  save that for date 3 or 4.

but i'm not going to lie.

For *most* men it will be a reason to stop seeing you.

for the *right* man it won't.

but you're going to have to do your due diligence and go through a lot of "frogs" before finding the right one.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:40 PM
Bump
corticosteroid
by Sapphire Member on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:43 PM

Dating is an anachronistic practice that should be ignored in favor of attraction through self-actualization.

Saphira1207
by Platinum Member on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:44 PM

So go on a date!

There's no reason not to.

Quoting Anonymous 1: I know there are a lot of things about me and my situation that may make dating hard. I'm not counting on finding anyone but I do wish I could go on a date some time.
Quoting Saphira1207:

No, don't tell him right away.  save that for date 3 or 4.

but i'm not going to lie.

For *most* men it will be a reason to stop seeing you.

for the *right* man it won't.

but you're going to have to do your due diligence and go through a lot of "frogs" before finding the right one.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:51 PM

Would you date a man who had 2 boys who lived with his dad who had a medical condition?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:57 PM
Yes

Quoting Anonymous 2:

Would you date a man who had 2 boys who lived with his dad who had a medical condition?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:58 PM
My ex keeps wanting to get back together. I'm just not sure that would be a good idea.

Quoting Saphira1207:

So go on a date!

There's no reason not to.

Quoting Anonymous 1: I know there are a lot of things about me and my situation that may make dating hard. I'm not counting on finding anyone but I do wish I could go on a date some time.

Quoting Saphira1207:

No, don't tell him right away.  save that for date 3 or 4.

but i'm not going to lie.

For *most* men it will be a reason to stop seeing you.

for the *right* man it won't.

but you're going to have to do your due diligence and go through a lot of "frogs" before finding the right one.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 21, 2017 at 6:58 PM
This. My mom didn't live with me, but I had two DDs. I'm married now.

Quoting Saphira1207:

No, don't tell him right away.  save that for date 3 or 4.

but i'm not going to lie.

For *most* men it will be a reason to stop seeing you.

for the *right* man it won't.

but you're going to have to do your due diligence and go through a lot of "frogs" before finding the right one.

Pisces_Mom89
by Silver Member on Nov. 21, 2017 at 7:01 PM

Well you wont know till you find out. Don't put it out there all in one go. Just gage their reaction to people with kids and people who let their parents live with them after a few dates. Don't make it serious before it has to be. And remember to phrase my mom lives with me not you with her.

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