Shannon Lell. After long-term monogamy, a Solo Mom cuts loose. Two weeks after my husband moved out of our house, I turned That week, while on a work trip to Vegas, I had sex with a different man for the first time in 13 years. He picked me up at a dance club at two in the morning, and within an hour we were making out in an elevator and a hallway, and then fumbling with the key card to my hotel room.
Author Joanna Bolouri knows first-hand the trials of finding love while bringing up daughter Olivia, now Joanna, whose new novel is called Relight My Fire, gives Nikki Watkins eight tips on navigating this minefield with a child in tow. Buy your own damn flowers. Go to the cinema alone.
Contrary to popular belief, single parents with young kids aren't too busy for date nights—or sex, for that matter. This research from the Kinsey Institute is the largest and most thorough study of its kind. The researchers wanted to see if single parents that have a highly dependable child five years old or younger express a reduced effort at dating and mating.
Skip navigation! Story from Relationships. When people talk about dating as a single mother , they generally speak in can'ts, won'ts, and don'ts.