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We wanted to hear what other single moms' experiences with dating were like.
We had been friends for 12 years, but it was always the wrong time to date each other.
When my daughter turned three, it just so happened that neither one of us had anyone. I got kind of focused on myself and my family, my two children.
We got Tamika Stephens, 36, a kindergarten assistant, bartender, and doula raising a 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son; "A", 37, an actress, private chef, and mother to a 2-year-old son; and contributing writer, case manager, and doula Barbara Verneus, 34, and mother of a 19-month-old daughter on the phone to have some real talk on the difficulties of dating as a single mom.
What follows is an edited down version of the two-hour conversation these ladies had.