First weekend I don't have my kids as they are with their mom. I don't know what to do and I'm scared to be alone

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Time to think about taking care of yourself ( gym, massage, etc) and looking into a new hobby. Good luck!

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You mean first weekend you have time for yourself, and actually indulge in some me time!

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@manager, why “scared”? Afraid to not have the structure of the kids or that you’ll “go wild” drink to much etc? Or scared with your thoughts?

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