Tips for dating a single mum
My Single Friend was founded in 2004 by TV presenter and property extraordinaire Sarah Beeny, who is notorious for setting her single friends up.Since then we've had amazing feedback from our site members and hundreds of happy couples who have got hitched, thanks to meeting on MSF!Lose it as that negative feeling is fighting against the very thing that you want.'Ms Yeung said it's also important to learn to deal with your own anxieties before you go on a date, as men will pick up on your bad feelings otherwise.'Don't put pressure on every date that that guy must be "the one",' she said.'Focus on resetting your own mind because it's your mindset that influences the events that shape your life.My mindset turned my life around.'Lastly, Ms Yeung said you should avoid giving up.'People were telling me about a "man drought" happening in Sydney [when I became single] (not true by the way).Speaking to A Current Affair on Monday night, the mum-of-three said she became a 'savvy shopper out of necessity'.'It's important to me to stretch every single dollar as far as it can go,' she said.
* Make one key point at a time, rather than a whole host of points in one message.* Focus on how the text makes the other person feel - if you are disappointed by a date bailing on you for the second time, vocalise it.Use all the great technology and dating innovations now available to meet new people – online dating, meet-ups, social networking, speed dating, mixers and more.2. Makeover Yourself – Most of the makeover you need is probably mental.Say Yes – As a the mother of a 3-year-old, I understand that it feels weird to go out again after you’ve had kids but this time when someone invites you somewhere, say yes. You are sexy, caring, a great match and to snag your next spouse you need to feel good about yourself. Not only do they have life experience to bring to the table but boy, do they know how to make the most of an evening. Body-glossing, outfit-finding, baby-sitter ordering , instructions leaving. To you – no big deal, we’ll just reschedule another time!Be warned however, when it comes to getting it right, there’s a lot that can go wrong. To her – do you think that wheelie bin is big enough to hold a human body. Do suggest a venue and pick up the tab Your date spends her life supporting others, picking things up, running around, making arrangements, organising lives, lunch boxes and how the hell she’s going to pay this month’s nursery bills on top of the mortgage. Do not talk about children Single mums do not want to talk about the pros and cons of Montessori schools, the benefits of breastfeeding or whether it’s worth moving to the home counties for the higher standards of state schools. Don’t flatter yourself Think your date is really into you and you’ve got her eating out of the palm of your hand? She’s child free with a glass of wine in her hand and a pair of heels on – you could have three heads and the IQ of a pigeon and this would still be the *best date ever*!