Positives of dating a single mom
As the sole parent in the household, you know exactly what needs to be done, and how to accomplish it.
Often, single parents are more relaxed with their children because of this.It is, however, reasonable to have a set list of larger, perhaps weekly chores for which a parent pays allowance, such as yard work or vacuuming.Daily chores, like picking up toys or putting dirty clothes in the hamper, can be expected to be competed regularly with little or no prompting from the parent. "the parents." Since parent/child relationships in single parent homes are often closer and more intertwined, the children know their contributions to the family really count.This eliminates parental arguing and negotiating over the welfare of the children (not to mention all the other little things couples argue about). One single mother, whose former husband, an alcoholic, is very stingy financially, and often became angry over money during their marriage - particularly when she "spent too much" on the children's birthday parties (basically, any money at all) - stated one of the happiest days of her life after the divorce was the day she was able to give her child the birthday party she wanted to with no argument or repercussions."I think I was happier than my son that day," she remarked.