Are you a single parent?
Do you sometimes feel like you may be single forever?
If so, I’ve got great news for you!
The truth is, being a single parent does not mean you have been sentenced to a lifetime of singleness.
If you still have hope and a desire to enter into a relationship and one day get married, please don’t let go of that hope and that desire.
In fact, invest in yourself by listening to the latest podcast episode so that you can be encouraged that having a child does not equal a lifetime of singleness for you.
Episode Title: Why Having a Child Does Not Equal a Lifetime of Singleness
- “I’ve learned to let a lot of things go and stop assessing so much.” – Laurell Bay
- “We have to be examples for our children.” – Laurell Bay
- “It takes a village to raise a child. You need people to help you in some way to raise a child. Don’t feel like you’re weak just because you need help.” – Laurell Bay
- “When you’re in a dating environment, you have to pliable.” – Laurell Bay
- “If you want something different, you got to do something different.” – Laurell Bay
- How to overcome the fear of telling someone you’re interested in dating that you have a child
- Why it is necessary for single parents to step out of their comfort zone
Hot Topics & Takeaways:
- Why single parents must learn to not be concerned with the happiness of their child’s other parent
- Things that hinder some single parents from dating long after their child has moved out of their home
Dangers & Difficulties:
- Challenges that single parents face when trying to date and raise a child at the same time
- Is it more difficult for a single mother or a single father to get back on the dating scene?
Experience is the Best Teacher:
- Laurell shares how he responded when he discovered he was going to be a father
- Laurell shares how he feels when women put him through a deadbeat dad assessment
- Laurell sheds light on how being in the military effects his relationship with his daughter and his ability to date
Hold Yourself Accountable:
Remain hopeful, prayerful and positive.
Apply the Kingdom Principles:
“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV)
Take Action Now:
Laurell provides some amazing action steps during the discussion. Please take a listen.
Show Some Love:
Please leave me a comment or a private message answering the following questions:
Is it more difficult for a single mother or a single father to get back on the dating scene?