Dating 101 book
I loved this post because it was a reminder of this group of women (and men- shout out to all the single dads! Give this guest post a read, and then catch up on our entire series just for Singles._______________________________________ From the moment I saw those 2 little pink lines just over 5 years ago, I’ve been a single mom.I asked myself (and God) who I was now that my life had been drastically changed after the train wreck that was my relationship had ended.Over time, He revealed all of the things that His Word says I am.The silence can be deafening, as you struggle to find a topic to fill in the dead air; to assure yourself and this person that you have stuff in common, that you might be a match and that maybe you should take this date to the next level- aka, the salad course.So the million dollar question is what should you talk about that will minimize any awkward silences and give you a window into this person’s very essence and soul.
Of course if the last movie they’ve seen is a documentary about wolves that will also provide a keen insight into their likes and dislikes and whether those will meld well with yours.In an attempt to save other single moms from a lot of pain and suffering, I thought I’d offer 3 tips about dating as a single mom that I had to learn the hard way: The first time I heard the concept of dating yourself, I was just as confused as some of you may be.Isn’t the purpose of a date to get to know someone else sitting across from you at a candle lit dinner table? The purpose of dating is to get to know the other person you are dating on a deeper level.Their answer will not only spark conversation but allow you to see if you are a good match.
2/ Ask your date about their favorite childhood memory We all have one and it is a non invasive open-ended opportunity for you to find out more about your date’s past without forcing the conversation.You get the picture; he’s basically attached to my side at all times. Once I was finally firm in my identity in Christ, God began to prepare me to date again.