Divorce dynamics are incredibly stressful and create many emotional minefields for everyone involved, particularly the children. Every youngster wishes to spend time with both parents. However, due to her parents’ divorce, this youngster had to spend some time at her mother’s house and some time at her father’s house. But, the youngster preferred to live with her father rather than her mother. After reading the tale, do you believe her father was correct in forcing her to return to her mother’s house? What do you think he should do?
My ex and I got divorced when our daughter Emma (F14) was a few months old. At first she had primary custody and I had Emma every weekend. When Emma was 9 she told us she wanted to spend more time with me and we decided to have her every other week.
When she turned 10 she told us that she thinks spending the weekend with a parent was better but she wants to spend the weekends with her mom and be with me the rest of the time. After that she told us that this is too tiring for her and she wants to go there every other weekend. A year ago she decided that she wants to go there once a month.
Now she is telling me that she doesn’t want to go there at all. I told her that can’t happen and she has to go see her mom. We got into an argument and I got angry and told her unless she goes to see her mom I’m going back to our original custody agreement and she has to live with her mom. She called me an a**h***e but went to her mom’s home and now she won’t answer my call.
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