I never thought that my mom would meet someone else that she feels extremely passionate towards other than my Dad.

Each situation is different, but make sure not to keep your emotions bottled up.

Having someone to talk to, whether it’s your parent, a sibling, or even just a friend, makes a difference.

I’m not very close with my stepdad but I’ve been trying really hard to stay closer to my mom.

It’s not an easy transition when a parent starts dating again and there is unfortunately no formula to make it that way.

'The current popularity of the single dad trend definitely has some caring family men, but readers are appreciating these dad heroes in a new sexier light – from "cute father" to "hot daddy" if you will.'Harper Collins is rolling out a bundle of six hot single dad stories for Father’s Day with an array of steamy plot twists and protagonists - including a hunky paramedic and a mysterious billionaire.

Falling for the Single Dad by Emily Forbes features a plastic surgeon returning from active duty in Afghanistan - who also happens to be a single parent.

Books like Lee Mc Kenzie's The Daddy Project are currently flying off the shelves.

A spokesperson for Mills & Boon told Femail: 'There are so many different kinds of romance heroes, but single dads have a nurturing and caring element that is very appealing'Meanwhile, in Charlene Sands' The Billionaire's Daddy Test, a woman tries to honour her sister's dying request to find the father of her baby girl - also a single father.

If you have siblings, they can help relate to what you are feeling about the current situation.

If you don’t have siblings a good trustworthy friend can help you as well.

The romance novel industry is big business in the UK - with some 10.7 million regular readers - and experts believe the uptick in interest in single fathers could be being fuelled by women's attraction to men with 'emotional maturity' and fully-fledged parenting skills.