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Pre baby affair

(8 Posts)
dotty2009 Tue 27-Oct-09 21:40:24

Help,
I'm sure there are many of us you have had to face this. My partner had a pre baby affair and left me 8 weeks before our son was born. He had contacted an x and tried so very hard to cover up his lies. Gave him another and another chance our son is now 6 months old, he is the most wonderful little man. How stupid was i, how do i start to get over this? Will i be able to move on? I have tried so hard to forgive and now i have to deal with the interfearence of his mother, by seeking advice from the family solicitor!!

eyetunes Tue 27-Oct-09 21:42:42

am a bit confused. have you split up? Why do you have to use his mothers family solicior? Can you not get your own independen one?

lambypoo Tue 27-Oct-09 21:42:55

Are you still with him?

dotty2009 Tue 27-Oct-09 21:46:19

oh no, we have split, we are not married. They have money i don't. At the moment i don't see the need to see a solicitor. They can carry on wasting there money. He comes to see his son 2 evenings a week.

mmrred Tue 27-Oct-09 21:54:42

Is he happy with the amount of time he has with your DS? If he is, then you can safely ignore MIL, I think. If he isn't, then you can't really blame the family for finding out what the legal position is.

Although clearly a knob, he is the father and you need to find some way forward - what about mediation?

SqueezyCheesyCock Tue 27-Oct-09 23:22:11

Sorry you're going thru this, the last thing you need is a third party getting their tuppence in.

It is none of his mothers business. Ignore her and deal only with him as and when you need to.

If I were you I'd try and get some legal advice though, you need to be informed of how you stand.

EcoMouse Tue 27-Oct-09 23:26:54

least, that's how I read it). Therin lies your need to see a solicitor of your own- let them deal with inlaws and any agro, it's what they're paid for smile

You will get over this, you already moving on in a sense. It's an awful thing to experience which is why I'd higly recommend letting a solicitor deal with the practicalities for you. Surely you've got more than enough to cope with in terms of recovery and motherhood too?!

EcoMouse Tue 27-Oct-09 23:28:05

Sorry, half a post! Don't know how that happened.

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