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... I already know I am but I guess I need to hear it....

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Dollygirl2008 · 08/10/2018 14:11

Christmas arrangements with the ex. 1 DD who is 9. We've been apart for the last three years and he has remarried with 3 step children.

I've always had her Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and then he's collected her Boxing Day. However, this year is his year so the idea is that he collects her Christmas Eve and then I go and fetch her Boxing Day. I'm really trying to appeal to his better nature and see if I can have her Christmas morning so that she can do all the Father Christmas stuff at home, but he's having none of it....

I'm sad. I know the right thing is to suck it up but I'm on my own and feeling a bit sorry for myself about the whole thing. I think I might see if I can collect her Christmas night.......

Tell me I'm being a selfish cow and to get a grip!

OP posts:

gottastopeatingchocolate · 24/12/2018 15:10

It is sad, but yes, you have to suck it up.

My DD had been with her F since the end of school, and doesn't come back home until 27th. It isn't what DD would choose, but it is court ordered and for her sake it needs to be as positive as possible.

Fortunately, we had a word with Santa and he isn't coming to our house until 27th. So that becomes our Christmas Eve.

I am home alone for Christmas. But I have our time to look forward to.

Hope it all goes well for you OP.

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