If she wants to date you, she will find a way to make it work. This shows interest in one of the most important things in her life. You are not being interviewed to be a parent — you are being interviewed for your potential to be a romantic partner. But if you tend to take turns picking up the bill, but she sometimes rearranges her life to get out of the house and pays for a babysitter so she can spend time with you, acknowledge that.In fact, if you DON’T appear interested in her family she’ll think that you’re not into kids. Sounds cliche’, but I always appreciate it when a guy goes on about how much he adores his niece or spends time with a friend’s baby. Of course, that could involve — way, way down the road — being a part of a family with children. Of course, you want to know when she is free, if she has the kids all the time and whether the dad is involved.
“Once largely limited to poor women and minorities, motherhood without marriage has settled deeply into middle America.
But the surge of births outside marriage among younger women — nearly two-thirds of children in the United States are born to mothers under 30 — is both a symbol of the transforming family and a hint of coming generational change.” “Single parent households exist in a different socioeconomic pool than married households.
Single mothers earn incomes that place them well below married mothers in the income ladder.
Married mothers tend to be older and are disproportionately white and college-educated.” “Throughout history, marriage and parenthood have been linked milestones on the journey to adulthood.
But for the young adults of the Millennial Generation, these social institutions are becoming delinked and differently valued.