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Dating don ts

Not only will you both be disappointed, you won't get that time back.

"Time is the biggest obstacle," says Honoree Corder, the blogger behind The Successful Single Mom and author of a book by the same name."There are already so many demands on a single parent's time, taking time out to date can feel like a luxury they can't afford.

But I believe dating -- spending time with other grown-ups doing fun activities -- is a necessity they can't afford not to do!

Not sure what to look for when it comes to a date-night babysitter?

What if you spend weeks messaging but have no chemistry when you finally get face-to-face?

She recommends taking the time to exchange a few substantive emails before rushing out to meet them.

"It minimizes your bad first dates and helps you hone in on who is truly great for you," House says.

If you're looking to settle down in the next few years, Ok Cupid may not be your best bet; Tinder certainly isn't. You can do better than "I'm a bubbly woman who loves laughing, traveling and spending time with my friends." Those are all great things, but who doesn't love to laugh, travel and spend time with friends?