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Dating Tips

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Do not badmouth your ex or talk about things he did or is doing that bug you. That will turn off your date and you will likely never hear from him.

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A date is about getting to know each other, try to focus on asking the guy questions about himself and his life and sharing information about yourself.

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Flirt! Flirting is a dying art. Men often get this part totally wrong, and unfortunately a lot of them believe that flirting is somehow creepy.

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Leaving Your Profile Empty: Your profile exists to tell people about yourself. Do not leave it empty!

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If you wait too long, it might be awkward, or the other person might leave, thinking you are not interested in taking things further.

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Make sure the guy knows you are a single mom. In other words, do not try to keep it a secret.

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Waiting Too Long to Meet in Person: Once you start talking online and hit things off, meet in person!

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Leaving Your Profile Empty: Most people would not go for someone they know literally nothing about. Write about yourself.

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Waiting Too Long to Meet in Person: Avoid these common online dating mistakes and you will greatly increase your chances of success.

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Do not introduce him to your kids too soon. Just because you are head over heels with your new guy, does not mean your kids are going to be.

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Single mom attire and dating attire are totally different. Keep in mind that even though you are a great mom your goal is to feel as pretty as you can.

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Remember, online dating is about more than making a good first impression and it is about finding the potential for a bond that lasts.

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Do not badmouth your ex: If you want to complain about your ex, call your girlfriends, tell your therapist or journal your feelings.

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Being Too Picky: It is good to be picky when it comes to online dating. There is a fine line between having high standards and unreasonable standards.

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Do not go so over the top with your expression that you intimidate him or her. One gentle, well worded statement is plenty.

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Do not pretend you are something you are not. It is tempting to put on your best face for a first date, but make sure that best face is actually yours.

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Listen, do not just head nod. We should all do if we want to have meaningful interactions and develop healthy relationships with other people.

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Be honest and upfront about why you got divorced. Do not take this the wrong way, but you need to have a story.

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Convey that your time is precious. A man who makes himself too available will unknowingly decrease his level of net worth.

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Express enjoyment, but not desperation. At the end of the date, be honest with your date.