The last few women that I’ve met didn’t have children.
Coupled with the idea of finding someone to love again, I know that the idea of attaching myself to a kid that isn’t mine is too much.
You have to make the most of whatever time you do have.
This can range from a Star-Crossed Lovers plot to Twice Shy or fall into the background/coexist with an alternate source of conflict. Frequently the victorious childhood friend or a Second Love. Though seemingly rare, some fellas out there will be glad to know that, yes, this can be Truth in Television. It has been overused and exaggerated in Harem Genre, where the protagonist somehow attracts even girls he has little to no interactions with merely because of single simple decency (some aren't even outright kindness).
, but the heroine is much more likely to end up happy this way.
However, it creates a problem insofar as the heroine has to neither fight her common sense nor reform the hero for a Happy Ending.
First of all, you have to even find the time to date.
Some women have great relatives who push them to get back out there.