But they are out there, and they’re just as in need of learning how to navigate healthy dating as any other single person!
Dear Diary, I pray that my next entry does not reek of the undertones of desperation.
Being divorced and a single mother of three at the ripe age of thirty-two was never one of my life goals.
Minutes later, Jack came speeding into me, declaring that he was “dying of thirst.” I unzipped his snack tote and handed him a juice box. I didn’t expect the situation with Tall Eric to be any different — and it wasn’t.
He took one giant gulp, handed the pouch back to me, and said, “Gotta go, Mom! A few days later, I dropped him an e-mail; we made a plan to meet, but I had to bow out when my babysitter canceled on me.
Add to that task trying to sound witty and engaging in your narrative as well..there goes your weekend.
It’s no surprise that many singles never get past the partially completed profile phase of online dating, but help is available if you are struggling to write a dating profile.
I didn’t tell them Jack’s dad left when I was 11 weeks pregnant. “I’m a single parent, too.” Over the next hour, I tied Jack’s shoelaces, dished out handfuls of rainbow Goldfish crackers, and talked to Tall Eric about single parenthood and his work as a filmmaker and mine as a writer.
Then we scheduled a lunch date for a time when our kids were in school, but a freelance gig came up, and I had to take it.
But for the most part, it’s just been me and my son.