Together, you confess all of your past mistakes and decide to go for it one more time.
When your kids meet, they become fast friends, and when it's time to meet the exes, it's awkward but pleasant, and always respectful.
He prefers collared shirts and sport coats to ripped jeans and T-shirts, and he tells everyone he knows that you're the love of his life.
He makes your son as big a priority as his own, and like you and your ex, he gets along great with his.
Behind the seductive veneer, he houses a huge secret that can easily go undetected by single moms new to the dating scene: He only wears flip-flops.