After all, since your children get on, you are quite likely to find you have a lot in common.
Lucy resents her husband, Jonathan, constantly visiting his ex-wife, doing odd jobs for her, and responding to her every whim.
A teenager suffering from a phobia of toilets has died from a heart attack.
Her GP Dr Alistair James said that Emily’s mother, Geraldine, 59, had battled with her daughter to be medically examined in the period leading up to her death, but her protests were in vain.
Dr James told the coroner that he had prescribed laxatives but had not examined Emily's abdomen.
Whether or not she is on the pill is no longer your business as she is now 16.
You can only hope you have given her sufficient information so that the choices she makes are responsible ones.
He said: "Had I done so, we would be having a different conversation.
Her death could have been avoided with the right treatment at the right point."Emily collapsed while at home in St Austell, Cornwall on 8 February 2013.
At that time she said that she didn't feel ready for the responsibility of a sexual relationship, and that Sean wasn't pressuring her.
But when I opened up a conversation last week about whether she would stay over at Sean's house while his family was away, Chloe got very stroppy with me, telling me that what she did was none of my business, and that she resented being treated as if she were still a child.
This immediately made me think that she had already started sleeping with Sean.
I know that they must have had plenty of opportunity to do so, and my husband says I'm silly to act as if couples only have sex when they're left alone at night together.
So he's probably a lot more sexually experienced than her too.