I'd rather stay home, read books to my daughter, tuck her and then me in, because it's familiar. --Heather, 30, Indianapolis, Indiana Solution: If you're feeling butterflies in your stomach (or like you could use a shot of liquid courage) don't worry -- it's normal, according to Spencer.
"We're always nervous when we step into new or unfamiliar territory.
Once you see ten reasons (and if you're on a roll, make it 20!
), you'll be on the path to seeing that your ex leaving was his loss, but another great man's gain. Problem: I have my son every other weekend and every Wednesday night.
Problem: I've been dating a nice man consistently for seven weeks and I'm wondering if it's time to introduce my 10-year-old son to him. --Diane, 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Solution: Just like you don't tell your kid everything, you don't have to introduce them to everyone.
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Problem: I took the plunge and joined an online dating site.
I'm anxious to note I have a kid because I don't want to scare guys away. --Ashley, 28, Winter Garden, Florida Solution: You're teaching your kids not to lie, right? "If you're going to send mixed or false signals, there's no point in shooting the flare gun up at all.
Check the 'yes' box that you have a kid, and when it comes to filling in your 'About Me' box, mention in one brief sentence that you have a child you're nuts about.