Doing otherwise can end up making your kids angry or jealous. It's natural to feel like a teenager with raging hormones when you start dating again.
When it's time for the kids to meet this great new man, make it a casual meeting somewhere other than home. But the bedroom is not the best place to start a relationship.
Dating someone who has a child from a previous marriage introduces many complicated issues.
If your new man isn't willing to wait, then he will have little patience for anything else. Give yourself time to really get to know this new man.If you feel ready to date, there is no reason to wait for the perfect time or until the nest is empty. After all, they have had you to themselves for quite a while, and now they have to share. Take some time to find out about this new man; his interests, work, and hobbies. Children get uncomfortable when there's a parade of men taking their Mom out.It's fine to talk about your kids, but keep it to a minimum. It's a good idea to keep your dates private until things start to get serious.This year I came home four times from college and he was in town every single time.After I went back to campus each time Mom said, ‘I never get to see you!Once your relationship becomes somewhat serious, try to get to know her son gradually, without attempting to rush or force the relationship or stepping in as a parental figure.