Once I knew I was pregnant, I began to feel as if I needed to watch out for my life in a bigger way.
The same problems with my husband kept surfacing, so I filed for divorce when I was six weeks pregnant. And, because I was single, when I came home from work and didn't feel good or my back hurt, there was no one to help me cook dinner or clean. Luckily, I had people in my life who knew I was alone and jumped in.
I went out with a girlfriend in Montclair, NJ, to a fun place called Just Jakes. It was a little deceiving, sure, but I thought telling the guys I was a single mom would influence their answers—and I wanted raw thoughts.
And then there's the subject of sex, which the show's moms-to-be are happy to mull on air.
It's also the subject that generated a gross-out factor among some on social media.
Also, my friend’s ex had a kid that always wanted to sleep in his mom’s bed and that would be a problem for me. I want all the perks that come with a grown-up relationship.” “A lot of my friends are divorced and one guy even has a kid after a one-night stand.
When I first found out I was pregnant with my FWB, I resolved to not date anyone during since it seemed weird.
I am cute, fun to be with, easy going, positive, in good shape (growing at the moment, but have always done a great job of bouncing back after my previous pregnancies), I own my own business and am economically self-reliant, and am not worried that the new baby will interfere with that.
I’ve got everything going for me and don’t want to stop my search for love, although, I may not be going out as often as I was before simply because I am going to bed earlier and not drinking for now. What are some things I should look out for as I chat with new prospects?
My friend dated a single mom and she was always breaking plans because of childcare issues, or suggesting he just come over and watch a movie. Maybe she’s like my friend and had a baby after just dating someone. I dated a single mom who had a lot of issues with her ex and I found that I got sucked into a lot of drama.
I’m young and I want to have fun, out in the world, not be tied down to someone’s living room while her kid sleeps in the bedroom. I admire my friend for being a stand-up guy and taking care of his son, so my opinion of a woman doing the same … Also, her ex had issues with me being around his daughter because he was threatened by the relationship that was forming.
Of course, I realize that my pool of interested bachelors may be limited or different than it was before.