There’s a parental understanding that seldom needs explanation; she gets it.
Of course he doesn’t dismiss that women with no kids won’t understand; just that dating a woman with children provides an additional level of commonality, one in which you are both similarly situated—this being an optimal position for establishing a relationship.
Even though we could only pick five winners, all the entrants offered excellent words of wisdom.
In the spirit of "Passing it On", we've decided to share their inspiration and insight to make the journey easier for other newly divorced women.
Whatever the perception, the majority of single mothers and single fathers want to date, find loving happiness with a great partner and build a solid companionship that makes them and their children happiest.