I don't see any point in not being up front on Tinder about my children: They're part of the life I am proud of, not something to conceal. Even so, to my surprise, nearly every right swipe I make, signaling my interest in a guy, seems to result in a match. Later, when I check back again, I see that I've been unmatched. It's a sweet thought, but a wee bit excessive for a first date.
I know it's generally considered a hook-up app, but it's perfect for time-strapped moms who can't waste hours setting up a Match or e Harmony profile. Late night..." I text back, trying to sound flirtatious. And I realize, for tonight at least, he'll be the only guy between my sheets.But when you throw dating into the mix, there arises a whole new set of challenges.Sleep deprivation, an intense schedule and concern over the reaction of children are just some of the complications that can deflate a single parent’s pursuit of romance.My marriage ended two years ago, and it took me awhile to get my head around dating again — but now that I have, I see that I'm doing life in reverse.As I'm dipping a toe in the dating pool, friends are becoming parents.Do you remember what dating was like before you had kids?