9/2/2011 3:26 PM
Single parents struggle with finding time for themselves, especially if they are swamped with work as well. However, even when kids are sent for sleepovers or taken care of by babysitters, some single parents feel guilty about going out on dates.
If you’re serious about finding your soul mate, there will be occasions when dating conflicts with your family time. Here are a few ways to deal with your guilty feelings and get out in the dating game.
The first thing to consider is that taking time away from your kids to go on dates now will benefit them later. While you may not be able to read them a bedtime story every night, you’re giving them a happier parent and eventually a loving step-parent.
Also, you must make time to engage in adult activities and conversations. Single parents can get stuck in la-la-land of cartoons and coloring books. You need an escape every once in awhile if for nothing else than to maintain your sanity. Pick a couple nights per week to devote to your social life and after awhile, your kids will get used to the routine.
If you simply hate sacrificing your sacred evenings with the little ones, there are ways to squeeze in some daytime dates. A romantic rendezvous for coffee or lunch provides a nice break from the daily grind. Plus, brief meet ups make relationships a little more intriguing.
Searching for love as a single parent isn’t easy, especially if those in your dating pool are single parents too. That’s why so many people chose online dating sites to meet others more efficiently. Log on the Planet Love Match® today!