Entries in Dating as a single parent (8)


Why Running Away From Home Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

Wise Readers, On this night exactly 15 years ago, the story that would eventually launch my career and my passion began. It was awful and sad, and it has made me who I am now. Here it is—and may your own challenges bring light: “Nearly 15 years ago, on a plane bound for San Antonio with my toddler, I met a very kind man who told me that everything would be okay. “I needed to borrow his faith. I had run away from my home in California, where my then-husband was a danger to himself, to me, and to our two-year-old, who had recently been diagnosed with a chronic condition. I pretended to be leaving for a long family visit, and we never went back…

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Meeting Organically: why becoming your own dating service is catching on

Wise Readers, I hope you love this piece on meeting organically: NEW article on Dating News!



Got Kids? Want Love? This podcast episode is for you!

Wise Readers: Got kids? Want love? Good news for single parents—and those dating them—comes in my NEW podcast at Empower Radio where I’m the guest with host (and super-scientist) Dr. Terri Orbuch.

On today’s episode:

Duana’s Journey 2:05

Science sisters 6:30

How single parents can put themselves out there 9:35

Success in online dating 12:40

Fixing your “picker” 20:40

When to introduce a potential partner to your kids 22:10




Wise Readers & Friends,
I’m THRILLED to announce that Love Factually for Single Parents [& Those Dating Them] is now available for pre-order! Thank you to everyone who allowed me to incorporate your stories into the book!

Please share this link with single parents, therapists, and others involved with this topic: www.lovefactually.co.
There, everyone can get the first chapter for free, download the free Notebook that goes with the book, and pre-order the book (which comes out on January 7, 2019, in paperback, e-book, and audio). Or, they/you can see the pre-order page at Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_ebooks_1?ie=UTF8&text=Duana+Welch&search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Duana+Welch&sort=relevancerank

Please let me know what you think.

And~Happy Thanksgiving. I am thankful for YOU!



Hard To Get But Not Bitchy: The Fine Line & Why It Matters

Wise Readers & Listeners: I LOVED doing this radio show for LA Talk Radio (Sam Hasson & Danni)! Find out why men fall in love, why NOT to be bitchy, and how walking the kind-but-elusive line helps guys know how they feel. NEW: