You need to know a few things
It is so much more complicated to date for single parents. Unlike other people, you are thinking about the plus one when you are meeting someone and you just cannot date someone without looking at them with your children’s eyes, or at least without thinking would it be fine if you introduced that someone to them. First of all, you need to know that someone for some time. You cannot go out on one date and think that you know a person. You wouldn’t believe what kinds of people are out there, people who seem perfectly okay at first, but who end up to be quite the opposite. Secondly, one of the best hints about a person is to see them in a stressful situation. You have to be sure that the person doesn’t change completely when confronted to stress.
You know how that say too good to be true? Well, it is because it is true. You should know some of the other person’s faults as nobody is perfect. Also, you can get some input from your friends. Now, we are not suggesting you let them pick your dates, but they care about you and they are objective. Also, if you do not feel completely safe around that someone, we don’t even have to tell you that you get away from them.