I don't see the point in doing something I don't enjoy. I love spending time with my kids but love a nice quiet night without them too.
The kids are engaged, at least on some level, even when you don’t think they are.
Passion gets confused with love and it's easy to get swept away in a relationship that might ultimately be wrong for you. A new relationship can feel like a breath of fresh air and it's easy to want the relationship to develop at a fast pace.
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.
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!