16 Things That Made These Single Moms Kick Their New Dude to the Curb

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We all know dating can be tough, but dating as a mom puts everything on a whole other level. Not only does she have to find someone she can connect with, but she also have to worry about adding kids, an often exes, to the mix, and that puts a ton of additional pressure on a new relationship. It's not easy, but sometimes it means we let go of iffy dating situations a lot faster than we did before kids. 


Whether a mom is single, divorced, or widowed, the desire to find a good partner is real. But no matter what their desires are, dating moms often aren't afraid to kick someone new to the curb if that person isn't someone who is going to be an awesome addition to their kids' lives. Simply put, mama ain't got time for that.

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