The Battle of the Ex’s We have come to hear an awful lot about fathers who don’t support their children. Some won’t, some can’t, but the father’s ability to pay doesn’t matter much. What matters is whether or not he pays. We even have a rather cute name for this obnoxious animal, “deadbeat dad.” There […]
In effect, parents are supposed to tell the kids: I won’t see you as much, and I’m ok with it, and it’s no one’s fault — thus making these parents appear either callous or foolish.
I am one of the fortunate few. My parents stayed together through it all. They still live in the house where I grew up. I can’t tell you what it means to me to be able to go back there for visits, and be surrounded by everything familiar. It will always be my home. It […]