If you've used the phrase "Oh, he's just my friend! Word to the wise: when you save a girl’s number in your phone, make sure you have the right name attached to it. Her life is filled with all things pink, except for the one bit of blue — her rambunctious 4-year-old son. He felt pretty silly that he saved the wrong number in his phone. is a 20something single mother, blogger, and recent graduate of Columbia University turned Mental Health Therapist. Don’t ask anything along the lines of, “When can I meet your child(ren)? You may think we’re in a hurry to find a stepdad for our kid, but we’re not. Actions speak louder than words, so don’t just tell us, show us. ” No one wants to answer those dreaded questions on a first date. A few weeks ago, in the spirit of “getting back out there,” I gave a guy my phone number. ” That’s a question that should also be reserved for a third or fourth date, quite akin to us asking you, “Why’d your last relationship end? Single mothers (or single gals, for that matter) appreciate guys who are respectful of their own mothers.
Chalk it up to my old-fashioned ways, but if you can’t even remember my name – my goodness! At least give a single mom the courtesy of remembering her name. Needless to say, that one was over before it even started. Any other ways guys can lose us on (or before) a first date? Together they make a great pair, and Alicia chronicles the trials and triumphs of being a young, single mother living in NYC at Mommy Delicious.