The article on Market Watch does a pretty good job of explaining why.Here’s the paragraph that hit home for me: “Why are wealthy divorced women more likely to decide to remain single?
Common challenges during the dating period including pacing the relationship, balancing her needs with those of her kids and scheduling time for dates.
We may be imagining all sorts of problems that may or may not exist or we’re rationalising our own boundaries, values, and even prior experiences of being in one of these situations (so knowing that we may struggle with the emotional consequences) and are thinking along the lines of, ‘Well…
I’m of a certain age so I need to prepare myself for turning a blind eye to any code amber / red actions and indications because people in this age group tend to be recently broken up / separated / divorced‘. There’s no easy answer to the question of what the ‘right time’ is for dating a separated or recently divorced person.
Dating isn't a single mom's top priority, so help her arrange things so she can get out with you.
Let her know you understand that her kids come first.