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fancy him like mad, but where is my confidence??

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pullyourselftogether Tue 16-Jun-09 22:05:58

I know there are much more serious threads here but hope you will bear with me for a minute... I'm a single mum in my 40s, haven't had a relationship since my welcome split just over 1.5 years ago from disastrous dad of my gorgeous toddler. Not really been interested in anyone, so busy, lack confidence, looks are a mess, never go out etc, but having said all that would love a proper family life for me and my boy and I know I'd love to be in a relationship, just never get out to meet anyone.

Well, a new man has just started at work - I've really fallen for him blush What shall I do? Have asked men out in the past, reasonable success, but now have very little confidence in myself, and would love to be 'chased' a bit to be honest. I think he may be single, possibly a bit younger than me. He's only here for 6 month contract, so do I try to flirt with him? suss him out from afar? leave it all to him if he's interested??

Would hate to miss such a rare opportunity but don't really see why he'd go for me (and is it a lot to ask for someone to go out with a single mum of a very young child?). Don't know whether to pursue or admire from afar... Don't get me wrong, I haven't got us married off already, just wouldn't mind a bit of a thing and see where it leads. Should I be active or passive?? Now I really look forward to going to work ;) !!! Any advice??? thanks xx

TripleTroubleMuffin Tue 16-Jun-09 22:06:45

just answered your other post

pullyourselftogether Tue 16-Jun-09 22:08:11

yes, thanks for your message, good advice. Sorry I posted twice, I forgot to put the subject in! (bit new to this).

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