Tejaswini Madam I am very proud of you that you faced that bad relationship period in your life with brave heart, You also Should Be proud of That you Nurtured your Son So well that from Such Small tender age Your Son is able to understand and decide what kind of people are right and wrong for you? and he has started protecting you, You should be really proud of that, But be careful that your sons aggression levels remains in control, On the other hand you like your colleague, There is no wrong in it, but you need to clear things before him regarding your past, your son.. whether he will be able to care both of you? and as per your convinience you can take this relationship to next level i.e marriage. But before deciding that It is important that your colleague gets friendly with your Son... It should not be the case that Your Son starts hitting with sticks to your colleague also, kindly ensure that.. When you, your families, your son all agree with this relationship... you can go ahead... and not to worry this things are natural... We all human beings cant live alone for long.. Everyone of us like to be loved... So nothing wrong in it... You just go ahead stay blessed and happy always.