Dating a guy with a kid on the way

In fact it was probably one of the better parts of the equation.

One thing parenting doesn’t make easy though, it dating.

You read books on how to give birth and how to breastfeed, but learning how to date when you have a child seems much more complicated.

From sleep issues to tantrums to potty training, you have to tackle every arduous aspect of parenting on your own.

Through this role, you learn just how much you are capable of and give your child the ultimate representation of a role model.

People can be selfish, struggle with commitment or refuse to communicate properly however old they are.

My long term relationship was a very mixed bag for all sorts of reasons, but the age gap wasn’t one of them.

As a mom, you’re wired to put your children before yourself. But like they tell you on airplanes, you can’t help anyone with their oxygen mask until you put your own on.

In those months of being alone, I found my own happiness.

"Once the boyfriend is introduced there is no going back, and expectations are raised," she adds.

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