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Son hates me going out

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EveryoneLovesDogs Thu 23-Feb-17 12:04:17

I have a 5 year old DS who im a single parent to. Ive been single mostly since hes been born but 6 months ago i met a really nice man. Hes met DS briefly and they get on well. Last Saturday I was due to stay over at bf's so i asked my sister to look after DS.
Around 9pm my sister phoned me telling me DS was hysterical and kept asking where i was. I went home and by the time i got home he'd tired himself out and was asleep. Bf was so nice about it. How do we get past this? Hes ok if im gone for a few hours but overnight seems too much

Busybeesmum Thu 23-Feb-17 18:20:52

Hello. Is DS used to other people or is he with you alot? Its hard being a single parent pursuing a relationship

Hissy Thu 23-Feb-17 20:40:42

Sounds about par for the course with a 5yo.

It will be ok, but you might have to take a little longer to make sure he's feeling secure.

Did he know you were going to stay with your friend? If not, then you need to tell him just this.

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