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As for birthday, why not have a dinner with your parents? And then have an outing with just him alone? I remember I had a 1-1 date with my girl for her 1st birthday, we went to the library, read n borrowed some books, and had dinner at swensens.. Very simple n quiet affair but I love spending time with just her alone..
The pain n wound of divorce is still fresh.. It will take some time to heal better..
Do you have close friends or friends around you? Or some hobbies you like to do?