My almost 11 yr old has been playing flag football then progressed to tackle. He hates it but my ex husband is a huge football nut and insists on it. My son loves science and cooking and art. He is not a tackle football kinda guy. He actually wants to try karate, which we will do for him, but my ex is insisting that he also continue football.
I am on very good terms with my ex and am gently trying to get him to see my son's POV but I don't want to bully him in any way. We are both Noah's parents so I feel like he has just as much say in our son's extra curriculars.
Guess I'm just looking for advice on how to handle this. My son is scared of disappointing my ex but my ex knows our son doesn't want to play & is pushing anyway. How should I handle this?
Answer by feralxat at 1:59 PM on Aug. 6, 2012
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