As frustrating as this can be, your son's behavior is quite natural. If he's just gotten used to you and his father not being married, he might now fear that a stepparent will further complicate things and take up your time.
There's also the issue of territory — it's his house, you're his mom, this date is not his dad.
But, we humans are instinctively drawn to partnering up.
So chances are very good that sooner or later you (along with nearly every other divorced parent) will be dipping your toe into the waters of dating after divorce.
There are many things to consider when making the choice to begin dating after your divorce.
Here are a few of the questions that parents ask: Regarding Your Children How do I explain my dating to my children?
For example, "I'm going to have dinner with a man/woman that I met at work.
We're going to talk for a few hours after dinner and then I'll be home. Chances are good that he or she already has a good idea of what dating is all about! For example, "I'm going out on a date with (person's name) on Friday.
And of course, it’s not a secret that women in their thirties and forties have a much higher sex driver than the ones in their twenties.Being around a younger guy makes a woman feel younger as well.No woman is attracted to a guy who is a couch potato or who is unable to climb a set of stairs without being out of breath, especially if the woman herself is very active.If he's really put off by the idea of you dating a man other than his father, explain that you're making new friends, just like he does when he's in a new situation.Try to maintain your usual routines with your son so that your dating doesn't disrupt his day-to-day life and he still has lots of time with you.Instead, "it's usually clear when you're not ready," says Susan Pease Gadoua, a therapist and author of .