Writer Lucy Dixon, 38, from East Anglia, reveals why love that is finding you’ve had children is tough and there is no snogging in the settee
ONCE I told Tom*, a man I happened to be dating, that i did son’t wish to see him any longer even as we ‘wanted various things’, he probably thought I implied wedding and dedication.
You understand, the things women can be so unimaginatively accused of wanting a lot more than men?
In fact, the plain things i want are great nights away followed closely by a lot of intercourse – but sadly they didn’t appear to top their range of priorities.
It may seem harsh to abandon somebody because they’re pleased just cuddling in the sofa once weekly, but as being a mum that is single my leisure time once I can in fact go out is valuable, and I also truly didn’t would you like to waste it viewing telly with Tom.
I’ve been flying solo since my breakup a few years back, maybe not even after my son Josh*, now five, was created.
We began dating more or less right away. I became in my own very early 30s, solitary when it comes to very first time in ten years and, following the traumatization of the failed marriage, ended up being keen to head out, have some fun and fulfill brand new individuals. Continue reading Mum reveals why dating and finding love as a single parent is ‘a many different globe’ — and you will forget spontaneous getaways