According to the latest available figures from the National Population Census, an average of 2.84% households is run by single parents. The city with the highest single-parent household rate in Japan is Okinawa, with 6.16%, which indicates that nearly 1 in every 16 homes has a single-parent running the show. So if you have been recently widowed or divorced, take comfort in the fact that there are many others like you. This should give you the motivation to lose your inhibitions and register on a Japanese dating site ASAP.
Japanese Dating Site: Important Considerations for Single Parents
It’s hard to manage a love life when you are raising kids, but that doesn’t imply it’s not well worth the effort. Single parents in Japan today are dating in record high numbers. Meeting other single parents at the local mall, your child’s schools or a neighborhood event is a good, non-threatening way to re-enter the dating scene. Such public settings provide safety, and give you a chance to know the other person and understand your compatibility.
However, if you don’t want to face the awkwardness of dating someone in your (your child’s) immediate social circle, register on a credible Japanese dating site. This is an excellent place to find like minded singles. But, before you jump in with your eyes closed, take into consideration the following dating tips for single parents:
* Make sure you have sufficient information about the person you found on a Japanese dating site date before inviting him/her to your home.
* Always introduce your date to your child as a friend, till you are completely sure about where the relationship is headed.
* If your child is old enough to have an opinion about your date, listen to what s/he has to say about your Japanese dating site mate.
* Do not force your child to like your date. It will happen naturally, if it is supposed to.
* As your child to behave appropriately in your date’s presence.
* Before committing to your new relationship, established through a Japanese dating site, ask your partner about his or her feelings for your child.
* Never sacrifice your “alone time” with your child to go on a date. You must especially not miss out on important school events to meet your partner.
Finally, if your date is also a single parent, and his/her child treats you disrespectfully, do not try to discipline the child. That will only make the situation worse and make the child resent you. Talk to your partner about his or her parenting style, rather than confronting the child.