Divorce & Custody: What Are Your Options When One Parent Takes a Child? (Part 2)

Read Part 1: Divorce & Family Separation: Sharing My Story

There are so many questions that go unanswered in a separation. Maybe that is why it’s so tough to get over – everything seems so unresolved. Even after going to court. Or maybe even more so after going to court. Where people get up on the stand and lie. Or they paint their story a little better than you did.

I was really sad for the dad of the child this past Father’s Day. It was the first Father’s Day he spent not being a father.

Because I have children of my own and because I know that unfathomable love you feel for your children. I just don’t understand how he gets through a day without being angry that the mom just took his child.

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Divorce & Family Separation: Sharing my Story (Part 1)

Someone in my extended family went through a separation. A child under a year old was involved along with a mom who wanted to live in a different part of the country from where the family was originally living. The mom ended up taking the child without warning and never returned with it. It has now been over a year since we (the extended family) and the father has seen the child.

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