Alejandra Gutierrez, LCSW

5 questions to ask as a single mom (or dad) to know if you’re ready to date with kids

Dating as a single mom is difficult and often stigmatized. Previous relationships haven’t worked out and the fact that you’re in charge of little humans does not at all change your need to feel loved, valued, and nourish a sense of belonging. The biggest sign that you’re ready is your desire to do so. Here are 5 questions for single parents to consider when deciding whether they are ready to date with kids.