Below are the top three ways you can psych yourself out of the game and how to play them to your advantage instead. Foul 1: Baby talk Yes, your date should know you are a single parent.
Yes, the game is played slightly differently when you start dating after having kids, but it is still the same game.
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Aaron, a single dad of two, wondered if an extra two would make three a crowd for his date, Natalia, a single woman with no kids. I'm a dad of two." Natalia recoiled a bit, mostly due to Aaron's instant change in behavior from clever and cavalier to uncomfortable.
Foul 2: Nobody likes me As a parent, you may feel like other singles don't want to date you, but cut out that 'woe is me' act!
Oh, and this is just one of the familiar "fumbles" a single parent can bring to the dating field.
Suddenly, in the midst of great conversation, he blurted out a stream of disjointed sentences. In Aaron's mind, a seemingly endless and awkward pause ensued before Natalia smiled and said, "Aaron, I know you are a single dad, I read your profile." I've heard this scene play out a few dozen times over.