I’m right there in the trenches online at single parents' dating sites and on apps, looking for love and, mostly, looking to stay out of trouble.
Sometimes it seems I’m swimming in a very shallow dating pool, but I haven’t given up and taken in fifty cats. So here’s the down-low on dating sites I’ve tried as a SWM (single working mother). And remember: You can do it at home, at night after the kids go to bed, in your pajamas if you want. You set it up through your Facebook account and set your preferences within minutes.
In general, keeping something on the down low means keeping it a secret.
But, some suggest that the expression originates among Black communities in the US to refer specifically to secret relationships, including infidelity or extramarital affairs in heterosexual relationships.
“Every time I go to Atlanta, I hear [people saying] ‘It is 6 to 1, women to men.’ It’s not. But when it comes to dating, attitude is everything and Atlanta is hostile territory.
“There are plenty of men and a little bit of desperation in the air in Atlanta, so it doesn’t bode well.
There are Black women who are totally frustrated with their options and young women who think they should be married by age 30, Howie says.
Once you’ve set age and distance preferences, you start swiping.It’s early and they are taking it slow.” Despite their best efforts to keep their dating on the down-low, they were spotted in L. HIV and AIDS has been ignored by black churches since the 1980s.That doesn’t put men on their best behavior,” he says.Women in Atlanta are a particularly desperate daters.