Balancing children and dating

Whether you're a single dad or a single mom, dating and parenting both make demands on your time.

That means dating with kids requires a balancing act - one that is made easier to juggle when you can connect with others who have similar relationships and lifestyles.

“One calls him a leech, just because he doesn’t have as much money as I do.

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At first, her two 20-something sons were fine with her new husband — until they settled into relationships of their own.

“Both of their significant others don’t like my husband,” Anne says.

But when the relationship “took” and Barbara announced that she and Gerald were getting married after three years of dating, the kids went bonkers.

“You’re our family,” Amy, then 25, yelled at her mother over the phone.

Barbara Brooks expected her adult kids, Amy and Bryan (names have been changed), to be happy for her.

After all, they were the ones who had fixed her up with Gerald, a fellow divorcé and a friend’s uncle, because they didn’t want her to be lonely.

That said, many of our members are aged between 30 and 55: resulting in many single parents dating and looking for love on our site.

If you want to meet other Canadian single dads or single moms, dating with Elite Singles right for you. The latest Canadian census revealed something interesting: gone are the days of the nuclear family.

Consider this - one in eight families are parented by single moms, 10% of children live in stepfamilies and lone-parent families account for 15% of Canadian familial households.

In other words, if you are a single parent, you’re far from alone – there are millions in the same boat, many of whom are looking to get back into dating and find a committed relationship with a partner who understands their situation.

“But the next time I visited them, Pat was showing off her new emerald-cut sapphire ring.

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