Dating is different when you’re a single dad. There are definitely challenges, such as dealing with the emotional turmoil of divorce, the responsibility of raising children solo and keeping up with the demands of finances and your job. You are forced to wear many hats and juggle schedules — all while attempting to look good on a date. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are approximately 13.6 million single parents in the United States today, and single-father homes are the fastest growing type of family situation. Thus, there are likely more single fathers dating today than ever before. It’s easy to get lost, depressed and overwhelmed when trying to navigate these murky waters without preparation or direction. It’s important to create balance among the several roles you play and stay focused on the positives of being a single parent.
Read the article on the Huffington Post to learn six things single dads need to do when dating again.