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Ding Dong She's gone!

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Whatever21 Wed 03-Dec-14 17:53:59

Today my EX told us that he and his DP ( the OW) had split up.

All my DCs could say - "we never ever have to go there again and we never ever have to see her again, do we"

I found the eldest, aged 8 crying in his room - he was sad that he would not see one of her DCs again but "mostly Mummy, I am not going to be stressed anymore".

I can not explain the relief that my DCs, no longer have to experience her hatred.

RandomMess Wed 03-Dec-14 18:00:33

Well as your dc dislike her so much I can say I'm happy for you because they will be happier!

Angelto5 Wed 03-Dec-14 18:17:58

Christmas has come early smile

Wishing your family good things for the new year also op

balia Wed 03-Dec-14 19:25:18

So pleased for them - this happened to my DD and it was wonderful when ex got together with his next g/f as she was lovely, such a relief. I get so cross when people are snide about new g/f's 'playing happy families'; there's nothing worse than them having to cope with an adult who hates/resents them - you certainly appreciate it when someone is trying to make an effort with your DC if you've had to cope with someone like that!

Whatever21 Wed 03-Dec-14 20:07:11

It is utter relief for the DCs - I moved on from him about 18 months ago. I sat like a gawping fish when he told us - I knew things were not going well - but have to say did not expect this.

No more building them up for contact at his place, no more skype messages in the dark as they cried - it feels like a bit of an anti-climax but I am so relieved for them.

Overall great sadness for all the collateral damage - her DCs, my DCs, her Ex, me, friends, family and the new DCs.

TheMumsRush Wed 03-Dec-14 23:23:29

Sounds like a good outcome, glad your dc still have your dsc

springalong Sat 06-Dec-14 18:54:59

Lucky you smile

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