This is true, but handling this situation isn't as simple as you might think...
The first thing to do when you find yourself attracted to a shy man is to question your feelings for him.
Katherine Mooney considers herself a typical 25-year-old.
She has lots of friends, an active social life, a job she enjoys, and goes on many dates with plenty of eligible young men.
But when deciding to date a woman with a child, you should be clear about your expectations for the relationship upfront with yourself and her.
In other words, if you’re still in the “dating just to date” phase of your life, involving a woman with a child is probably not the type of relationship you should engage in because your actions will more than likely impact the lives of two people — the woman and the child.
Further, if you’re not a kid person or don’t want kids, you should not date a woman with kids to see if you’ll change your mind.
‘But the simple truth is that I’m sick of being treated like a piece of meat by men who can’t get their heads around the fact that the sex they watch online isn’t actually the kind of sex girls like me want any part of in the real world.‘We’re not always “up for it”; we’re not there purely for the sexual fulfilment of whatever man we happen to be in bed with; sex, for us, is as much an emotional as a physical act.‘And the only way I seem to be able to get that message across, while at the same time protecting my dignity and self-esteem, is to put my own sex life on hold.
It’s hard giving up your sex life at my age — people hear I’ve been celibate for so long and think I’m either a liar or there’s something wrong with me.‘But the positives are that I like myself better now than at any point in adulthood, and have never felt more confident.
If nothing else, this blog is an outlet for voicing my astonishment at the typical female's ignorance of the male mindset.
At most, it is a reliable source of advice for women who want to improve their chances with the opposite sex.