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Get Some Fun Back in Your Life: Dating Ideas for Single Parents

Divya Bichu Apr 28, 2019
Single parents need to get a life too! They really need to explore new ventures and avenues to get out of the painful unsettling feelings. Here are a few dating ideas for single parents.
It is difficult to deal with, when a marriage ends or any significant relationship breaks off. But, they say life must go on. Although it is easier said than done; a break up or divorce can turn your whole world upside down and trigger all sorts of unsettling feelings time and again.
Amidst all this life gives you the opportunity to grow stronger and learn from your experiences. It is time to explore a whole new world there, cultivate new friendships and give sometime for yourself, probably which you've not been doing due to the marriage responsibilities. Groom yourself, look beautiful and turn some heads while you walk down the street.
Dating for single parents can be very different from what they usually perceived it to be in schools and colleges. Here dating is all about getting to know new people and engaging yourself in new ventures to get over the painful coming apart.
Dating for single parents needs to be relaxed and not the types where you go all out to impress each other. Let's look at some fun date ideas that would appear more simple and easy than the usual ones.

Simple and Easy Fun Dating Ideas for Single Parents

Plan for a Movie and then Lunch...

Plan for a fun movie followed by lunch at your favorite restaurants, as cliche as it sounds, but this dating idea is one of the simplest and easiest ever, if it happens to be your first date.
No doubt this date is going to be pressure filled, but a fun movie and a familiar location to dine at, would ease out the pressure and it would only be easier to gel with each other. Plus it is not difficult to find a baby sitter in the late afternoon or early evening.

Head to an Amusement Park

If you have a problem finding a baby sitter, just take your kids along on the date. Head to an amusement park! This will allow your kids to gel with your date as well.
While the kids enjoy the rides and play in the park, you get some lone time for yourselves. Get to know each other and if you guys are comfortable and enjoy each others company, go ahead and plan a full-fledged date (this time without the kids).

Double Date

Dating as single parents can be a little uncomfortable and awkward, to get over this, plan for a double date.
Get your friend and her husband along or vice versa. This will not only help you to open up on the date, but also make you feel less nervous and more comfortable. And if you think the date is worth giving another chance, plan for another date during the week, so as to get to know each other deeper.

Enjoy the Karaoke Nights Together

You can have a blast at the karaoke bar, all you have to do is, know the words to some cheesy yet fun song, that can make your date feel at ease.
Here, you are not there to impress each other, but rather to pass some fun time and get to know each other. So, get on the dance floor sing, dance and enjoy the music. There is no rush that you have to get into a relationship soon, so take your time, know each other well, and try to take things as they come.

Watch the Sunrise Together

If you find it difficult to take time out of your busy schedule due to the long working hours, plan for a moonlight trek. Go out on a trek at 4 in the morning.
You don't have to worry about kids, as they would be fast asleep. With headlamps and a trekking suit on, climb the steep land and reach the peak to watch the sunrise together. Sit down and talk, spend some quality time and then get back to your daily routine. After the meet, you probably purposefully will take some time out to plan a date again!
At first, you might feel a little awkward or uncomfortable, it is normal and you don't have to worry about it. You are in no hurry to plunge into a relationship, just go easy and smooth, do not get judgmental. Plus be yourself and don't pose what you are not, this will make the date all the more easy and fun. Go ahead, have fun and play safe!