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FML - The follow-up

Today, I sent my daughter to her dad's house for the week. She decided to pack my remotes and most of my clothes and shoes, in an effort to make me come get her as soon as I noticed. FML

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Im the OP!! Glad this got accepted but to clarify some things nothing is going on in his home. She is just being a drama queen because he lives in a middle class home and I live in the suburbs . She doesn't like being there because " the demon spawns" also known as her brother and sisters are there and she is the oldest. She also doesn't have her own room at his house like she does at mines.
By Forever_Cursed / Tuesday 28 June 2016 14:02 / United States - Palm Harbor
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It's also possible that she spends so little time with him that he feels like a stranger and would rather be there with the mother, someone a lot more familiar, even more so if she is still in the single digits in age.

As a daughter of divorced parents who also hated going to dad's... Talk to her. There's usually a reason when kids refuse to be around someone. Even if it ends up being something silly, at least she'll learn that she can talk to you, and perhaps you can help her solve the issue even if it IS silly. But you'll never forgive yourself if it turns out to be something serious and you didn't at least try to find out and help her.

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i understand concern from everyone, but when kids don't like someone, they can do crazy stuff. i threw a small piece of birthday cake at my nephew (harmless, relatively funny thing to do to the birthday kid) and he took his birthday money and bought 4 full size cakes just to throw at me. small things can make a child want to nuke the world. but concern is always a good thing to have, in the right amounts.

Honestly, I would cry having to go to my dads sometimes. Mostly because it was a couple towns away. I was so far away from mom(I have separation anxiety), any of my friends, my pets.. They didn't understand my insomnia and thought turning all lights off making me lay in bed would help. I love my dad, but going there wasn't that enjoyable. There's typically reasons, even if it's not abuse(though there might be), maybe you can try to talk to her and figure out how to help?

On the bright side, you're her favorite parent. On the not-so-bright side... as other commenters have said, you should probably talk to her about what goes on over there!

I agree with everyone who says to look into this more closely. Even if it's nothing serious, it's important to know why she feels that way. However, even if her dad wouldn't do anything bad, if there is someone else in his household, like a new spouse or girlfriend, they could be the source of the problem. When my parents got divorced, I stayed with my dad, and sometimes would go to my mom's place. Turned out her second husband was a borderline abusive jerk.. I didn't tell my dad anything for se

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