So, what's an awesome, off-beat, witty and well rounded single mama like myself to do?
I'll give it to you straight: I have No. Freaking. Idea.
Seriously. There are hundreds of dating sites dedicated to the specifically single parent demographic, and hundreds more on top of that dedicated to dating in general. LBGQT single parents, career single parents, Goth single parents, poly-minded single parents - there's something out there for everyone.
I've done the internet dating site thing. Bug's existence may or may not be directly attributed to a brief relationship with a
So, where the hell do we go, then? I'm told that for the religious types that churches often hold socials and mixers aimed at the singles in the congregation, and there have been rumored successes in that venue. Another one I hear of quite often is the "support group." Yeah, a little too touchy-feely-playing-nice for me, but hey - if you dig it, it IS a support group for whatever you choose (and some of them are AIMED at single parents!) so theoretically anyone you meet and hit it off with should be totally cool with your maternal/paternal status.
For the rest of us, I suppose we leave it to chance. Well, chance and self-fulfillment of our needs and desires, self fulfillment from a company (NSFW) that offers a free fulfillment method every few weeks. (NO affiliation or sponsorship from them, just total devotion to their awesomeness.)
Tell me, readers: Do you have other suggestions? Hit by a meteorite or hit by a meteorong methods? Sage advice, adages or anecdotal examples? Leave 'em here. :)