Should I let my date know that I have priorities when it comes to scheduling?
I'm ready to meet some women, but should I even bother?
A date with a cutie and a cocktail is nothing -- it's fun! So please, don't let his life choice mirror back that you weren't worth it. She suggests this trick: Make a list of ten reasons why you would want to date you -- qualities you bring to the table that your friends, family and child appreciate.
Maybe you make a mean lasagna, can hold your own on the tennis court, can tell a great joke, or always know what someone wants before they speak.
But, is it OK to be honest about dating with my child?
--Carol, 34, New Haven, Connecticut Solution: Just like you're not lying about having a kid to your date -- don't lie about having a date to your kid.
How do I have my adult fun when the date is on a time schedule?
--Shannon, 29, Avon, Ohio Solution: Yes, you can have your cake, eat and enjoy it too.
"We're always nervous when we step into new or unfamiliar territory.
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.
Spencer says, "If your carriage is turning into a pumpkin just when your night is getting more interesting with someone you've been on a few dates with, consider starting your next date at his place, rather than ending it there.
Cook dinner and then watch a movie so you feel like you're getting more out of your night." You could also schedule a mid-day romp on your lunch break or when your child is at after-school activities. Parenting.com: The 5 rules for a satisfying sex life How Do I Get Back Into the Game? My son is now four and I am really nervous to go on a date and almost feel like I've never even been kissed.