Ideally, a man who pursues a single mother should ask himself the following:
"What type of behavior is appropriate around her child or children?"
"What should I expect from her as a mother and partner?"
"Can I build and grow a successful relationship with her and her children?"
All very important questions to ask, but not always easy to answer.
These days, the number of single mothers between ages 20 - 40 seem staggering. If you're on the dating scene, it is very likely that your next love interest will be a single mom. Her children may or may not continue to interact with the father, but will usually have some contact with other men such as grandfathers and uncles. Nevertheless, special attention must be given in situations where a man's behavior can dictate whether he becomes a life partner, or just another date.
Here are a few tips for men who are considering life with a single mother:
Even though you may be attracted to a sexy single mom and wish to spend ungodly amounts of time with her, she has more to think about than just sex and dating. Her children will always come first and competing for that position is futile.
There are, however, several roles the mom must play when engaging in a relationship with a new partner:
It takes a certain type of man to mentor and care for another man's children. A single mother who allows a man into the lives of her children also bears some responsibility. She must make sure her new partner knows her plans for the future and how he fits into the grand scheme.
Meeting a single mother is easy. Figuring out how to handle a potential family is where the heavy lifting comes in:
But a man who wishes to be with a single mother has much to contemplate. He has to weigh options and consider the feelings of everyone involved. More importantly, he must remember that a long-term relationship will include more than just his partner.
More From Mybrotha.COM
» Open Letter to Youth About Gun Violence
» Who Plays the Race Card?
» 5 Dating Profile Mistakes Women Make
» Education Is Key to Restoring Middle Class
» 13 Truths About Relationships
» Men: Know the Facts About Prostate Cancer
» You're Too Old to Wear That
» 5 Ways To Make Money On the Internet
» 12 Men A Black Woman Shouldn't Date
From Around the Web
New details in TV crew's shooting (CNN)
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 06:23:29 GMT
Lil Wayne Reunites the Hot Boys at Lil WeezyAna Fest (BET)
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:14:00 EDT
In BMW Electric Car, Software 'Coding' Unlocks Hidden Features Owners Want (Popular Science)
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:13:41 +0000
[Photos] Golf & Tennis Challenge: A Harlem Night (Black Enterprise)
Bread Recalled Due to Possible Glass Fragments (WebMD)
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:15:46 EST
|© Copyright 2002 - 2015 Mybrotha.COM All Rights Reserved|
|No portion of this site may be copied without the express written consent of Mybrotha.COM|