(Parenting.com) -- You've mastered the playdate, but now it's time for the date-date.

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Right or that you have to sneak around like a high schooler.

"Just wait until it really seems as if the relationship is serious and stable.

Read on as single parents share their dating dilemmas and Amy Spencer, relationship expert and author of "Meeting Your Half-Orange: An Utterly Upbeat Guide to Using Dating Optimism to Find Your Perfect Match" solves them. How can I meet a guy when I don't really go out to the bars or clubs anymore?

--Renee, 30, Totowa, New Jersey Solution: Spencer says to rethink that afternoon of fun.

How do I have my adult fun when the date is on a time schedule?

--Shannon, 29, Avon, Ohio Solution: Yes, you can have your cake, eat and enjoy it too.Once you see ten reasons (and if you're on a roll, make it 20!), you'll be on the path to seeing that your ex leaving was his loss, but another great man's gain. Problem: I have my son every other weekend and every Wednesday night.Spencer says, "If your carriage is turning into a pumpkin just when your night is getting more interesting with someone you've been on a few dates with, consider starting your next date at his place, rather than ending it there.Cook dinner and then watch a movie so you feel like you're getting more out of your night." You could also schedule a mid-day romp on your lunch break or when your child is at after-school activities. Parenting.com: The 5 rules for a satisfying sex life How Do I Get Back Into the Game? My son is now four and I am really nervous to go on a date and almost feel like I've never even been kissed.Should I let my date know that I have priorities when it comes to scheduling?