It is not appropriate to show your disgust with this situation to your daughter. Because your ex has gone on record that he doesn’t love the woman he impregnated, and he is not in a committed relationship with her, you may be worrying needlessly. He will have a financial obligation to his son, but whether he’s willing to be a father in the best sense of the word we don’t know.
If Mandy interacts with her half brother she will have to learn to share, which is an important life lesson every child must learn sooner or later.Go ahead, rat him out DEAR ABBY: I am a 40-something divorced female. After my divorce I met a man I enjoyed being with. He led me to believe he cared for me and I bought into it. It was a vulnerable time for me and, unfortunately, I let my guard down. I did something stupid and co-signed for a student loan for him. He has stopped making payments, has blocked my calls, moved, etc., and now I’m stuck with the financial burden.
It appears you have been the victim of a fraud. If I were you, the first thing I’d do is share his address with the loan company. Then I’d discuss this matter with the police to find out if he has a history of bilking women and if I could file charges. If that isn’t possible, the next thing I’d do is talk with a lawyer about any legal remedies available to me. And that’s what I’m advising you to do.Hurts to meet you
It would not be unfriendly to simply say, “It’s nice to meet you, but I can’t shake hands because I have arthritis.” Many people do, and it’s the truth.© Universal Uclick 5/18