Recognize she has responsibilities and that much of her time will be spent juggling them.She has children to care for, a home to run, finances to budget and possibly even a job to hold down.To be the man of her dreams, you can't create drama and you must want kids. Show her you can bring strength, stability and love to her life.A single mom won't want to spend a lot of time dating a guy who doesn't want kids, so let her know up front how you feel about kids and the possibility of become a stepparent, suggests Kate Anthony in her Your Tango article, “Kate's Tips To Be An Awesomely Datable Single Mom.” If you have kids, you might let her know you understand how challenging dating is for a single parent. Kathryn Rateliff Barr has taught birth, parenting, vaccinations and alternative medicine classes since 1994.She is a pastoral family counselor and has parented birth, step, adopted and foster children.They may not accept you at first because they do not want to share their mom.
Because she will be lacking spare time, you need to understand she will not always be able to see you. When she does have time for a date she may have to cut it short because of an emergency at home.
There is no need for her to introduce you until she believes the relationship is serious.
Her children are her priority and she will not risk emotionally unsettling them by introducing them to someone who may not stick around.
Whether she has to leave suddenly during a date or cancels it altogether, it is important you remember her circumstances and do not take it personally.
Understand she may not introduce to her children straight away.
Take it slow with the kids and build a relationship based on friendship, not as a future stepparent.