10 rules to dating my son

10 rules to dating my son-36

It’s important to keep track of whether he ends his text messages with meaning ”kiss”.

Eventually you’ll have another date, usually at the cinema, and if that goes well too, you’ll have what constitutes a relationship.

And despite my nightly pleading to the universe to please -- for the love of God -- slow down time, my son is becoming a man before my very eyes.

My son and I are finding ourselves in a unique, transitional period right now. And the type of man I want him to eventually become.

He grew three inches over the summer, nearly passing me by. As I trip over the giant Nikes in the middle of my living room floor every day, there is no denying that he is changing. All too often, we underestimate the power of kindness to turn the world around.