Melysa Schmitt

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About Melysa

Melysa Schmitt Funny. Sexy. Inspiring. These are the three words that best describe Melysa Schmitt. Melysa is the owner of, a lifestyle blog where she candidly shares her successes, failures, and misadventures in dating and single parenting. She's also the author of Sex, Lies & Bacon: A Blogvel.

Melysa has developed a distinct and sassy voice online, allowing her to reach out to fellow single parents all over the world with a simple, underlying message: Your relationship status does not limit or define you.

She has been published in The Star Ledger and written a parenting column for, an online version of the same. Her blog has been featured in several Top Lists online for advice on sex, love and dating. She’s been listed in PopSugar’s Top 25 Blogs On Single Parenting three years in a row. Melysa has also been a repeat guest sharing her single parent expertise on NYC's WPIX 11 Morning News, as well as a guest on ABC's Katie starring Katie Couric.

Posts by Melysa

Dating After Divorce: When To Take The Single Out Of Single Mom

Worried single mother figures out when to date again

Figuring out when to start dating post breakup or divorce isn’t always easy, and it can be especially hard for single parents. Everyone’s situation is different and depending on the circumstances surrounding your split, you may need time for the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Break Your Dating Rules At Least Once

A mom looks for dates online

When I decided I was ready to seriously date as a single mom, I came up with a laundry list of dating rules for myself. It was uncharted territory for me, and frankly pretty scary. In my mind I was … Continue reading

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Single Parents: How And Why You Should Get Back In The Dating Game

single mom leaves home to go on a date

Let’s face it; dating as a single parent is challenging. Time constraints, worrying about other people’s expectations and fear of the unknown can often make the process feel stressful and complicated. Still, the obstacles that we face while dating as … Continue reading

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