Dating my neighbors mom
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“He's insecure and desperately needs to demonstrate control.” So what if he ordered an eighty-dollar bottle of wine at dinner and drives a nice car?If he didn’t compliment your dress or ask about your day, he’s not the one. Text-Only Guy Texting is an easy way to communicate a quick hello or an “I’m running late,” but face it, dating as a single mom is different than dating as a single woman.
That’s because trying to find play dates for your kids or mommy friends for you is a lot like the dating world again.
Just like when you were dating and you had to put yourself out there, it’s the same as parents. I can easily sit back at the park and watch my kid run around while I scroll through my phone, but that means missed opportunities for adult interaction.
You won’t make any friends for yourself or your kid by staying inside watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse all day, every day. When I was dating, I would pretty much let any interested guy start up a conversation with me, but I was generally too shy to pursue someone I found attractive by making the first move. Instead, I can be brave and introduce myself to the mom sitting on the other side of my bench and strike up a conversation. I dated a guy once who only ever talked about himself. While I enjoyed getting to know him, the fact that he never really asked me about myself made it a no brainer why he did not become my husband.
After all, I didn’t want to scare her off with my over-eagerness to finally have a friend. Because isn’t every stay-at-home-mom just as bored and lonely as I am and have no other plans already made? But will it keep me from trying to make other friends? When you find a friendship that mutually seems to work out, keep it up.
Then, she made what I felt like was the “first move.” She hilariously admitted to having face-stalked my profile a little and found a few things we had in common. Well…her response was less than eager, basically saying she would check her calendar and let me know a time the following week that might work. After telling my husband of this, he still teases me to this day about how I scared her off. If I didn’t feel any kind of connection with a guy I went on a date with, I wouldn’t accept or offer another one.
When the weather is nice, the park is our go-to place to friend-shop. We are all just sitting around watching our kids and praying that they don’t fall off the twisty slide.
Church is another place where my toddler gets to play with kids her own age.
The curiosity in a new person, the insecurities of how you (or your kid) comes across, the bold step to making plans after your first meeting, and then following up with more outings together…it all sounds so reminiscent of when I was dating my husband.
Lucky for me, my husband did most of the chasing in that scenario and I reaped the benefits of catching myself a great man.
I always seem to make the mistake of being too vague with my invitations to host a play date when talking to new people. How many people did you date before you found “the one?
I tend to use phrases like, “We should get together .” If you want to get past just being random friendly strangers who talk at the park a few times, be bold: “My daughter really seems to love playing with yours. ” It’s okay when things don’t work out because you never know who is coming around the next corner.
You likely can’t drop everything for a date, or sleepover mid-week, so this means you really need to keep the communication flowing to compensate for the lack of face time.