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How to show love, with less time spent

I am a single parent of a 9 year old girl and I'm finding it very difficult to convince her that I love her. She has asked me a couple of times.
I work very odd hours of days, mostly am at home whrn she;s at school and when she's coming back home, I'm leaving for work, I come back when she's asleep even on weekends. I barely have time to spend with her, also because of my responsibilities at work, i also tend to find myself organizing social events.
I don't know how to show her and convince her that I love her. I tell her and spend as much time as I can, when I can, I buy her presents go places with her when I can.
I also have a boyfriend that she isn't so fnd of so whenever i spend the night with him, i cannot tell her I ws with him so I have to lie about where I spent the night.
What can I do?
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Make more time for her however you do it , change your schedule if you have to she is asking you ,so it is important for you to hear her, instead of organising social events could she help you or if is it not possible to cut that out or at least back. Buying presants is not the same as spending quality time with her,. If you are able to give her more time you will be glad you did so and she will be happier.
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