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shaniatwain Sun 14-Jun-15 18:11:11

Hi my little lad not long come back from spending weekend with his father. We're separated. He has just broken down, in floods of tears saying I miss dad :-( I feel awful ! The split was my choice.. He's okay now but any pearls of wisdom as it heartbreaking and I feel his pain :-( how can I make things easier or better ?

Wideopenspace Sun 14-Jun-15 18:13:28

How old is he? How long have you been separated for?

I think you just have to be alongside him - make sure he knows his feelings are valid, that the split was nothing to do with him and that you love him and his dad loves him.

JeanSeberg Sun 14-Jun-15 18:14:34

How often does he see him? Any chance for more contact? Would Skype/phone calls help?

Patchworkpatty Sun 14-Jun-15 18:14:59

is the split permanent ?

shaniatwain Sun 14-Jun-15 18:31:05

Hi yes the split is permanent.. We split about 17 months ago.. Maybe call etc may help . He spends two occasionally three nights a week there.. It's hard as I feel so bloody guilty :-(

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