I have been divorced almost a year. Separated almost two. It has been both a hard experience and a very freeing one.
Free from the stress of a bad relationship.
Free from having to take care of one more person in the household.
Free from the disappointments and breaking of trust that happened routinely in the marriage.
But what also came was the constant questions about my meeting someone new. I was taken aback by so many asking when I was moving on to someone else so quickly. My ex moved out of my house and into his girlfriends house, but I need a little more time.
Like maybe a lifetime. So I say “Single moms don’t dave to Date!” and here are some reasons why.
Single Mom’s Hearts Are Already Taken
I know many moms who have gone on to find another relationship. Their ability to handle someone new and children is amazing. I simply do not have room in my heart for anyone other than my kids right now. Maybe it is because they are little and still need so much from me.
Maybe it is because I am basking in the glow of being able to truly love and parent them the way I want to. Maybe it is because I don’t want them to suffer the loss of another person should it not work out again. But my heart is most certainly taken by my little girls and I just don’t see there being more room for anyone else right now. [Read more…]