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Ladies need some advice. Ex started dating this chick with a kid and has been pushing our 5 year old to be this big happy family. Got notified from school he’s been crying for no reason after weekend

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I don’t have much advice and really feel for you. What I can say is that my parents divorced when I was in first grade. While I didn’t like it or anyone my parents ever dated, I grew up healthy and adjusted and have great relationships with both of them. Don’t be so hard on yourself. He’s going to be fine.

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Ugh, I wish I had advice! I’ve never been in this situation but I feel for you. I would have a sit down with dad and revisit the morality clause. Be upfront and honest with what you expect and with what you won’t accept in terms of your son and his relationship with the new woman/family. All I can say is, don’t hold back!

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Thank you. I just called and was able to get 6 free eap sessions for my little guy with a child psychologist. I just feel awful he’s doing this to him. 😢

With dad. This weekend when I FaceTime with my son he is so sad and first thing out of his mouth he tells me he was at the girlfriends house and they spent the night and the cat was there (son seriously allergic to cat and ex notified twice by allergist notes). Ex tries to lie to me on the phone while I’m talking to my son. He’s 5 and doesn’t know how to lie yet. We have a morality clause in our divorce papers. Oh am trying to talk to him is like talking to a wall. Could care less what he does when he doesn’t have our son Any suggestions?

Yes I have been seeking out a counselor for him as well. 😔

It’s ridiculous that your ex is bringing his girlfriend into your son’s life. Your son has had enough heartbreak. Your ex should be spending time with his son. Alone!! No girlfriend! She’s probably temporary anyway. So very selfish of your ex. What a jerk

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