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If you won a lot of money would you help an ex-husband? Like pay off his mortgage?

I had a dream that I won the lottery and my ex needed my help (not likely - he is the senior partner of a law firm). Anyway in the dream I was stalling for time and then woke up. I suppose in reality I would help him - he is my child's father and overall we parted on good terms.

 
booklover545

Asked by booklover545 at 1:37 PM on Jan. 10, 2013 in Relationships

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  • I think that if I did have kids with him I would help him, if there were no kids involved I would be more hesitant. Also depends on what terms we ended things on.
    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 1:39 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • Not a chance in hell. He owes me $25K in child support, and hasn't seen my kids in almost 9 years. If I won the lotto, I'd be hiring a lawyer to try to find a way to terminate his rights. There's no way I'd ever do anything to help him. He does nothing to help the kids he helped create, he can suffer in whatever stupid situations he gets himself into.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 1:40 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • ehhhh I dont think I would help father of my children or not. Now if he was in a real bad bind that could affect our children yes. But pay off a house for him? No way.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:39 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • No. I kinda want to know which law firm though.
    ABeaverhausen

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 1:39 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • if I had an ex husband no. I don't deal with broke men to begin with.
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 1:41 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • I would- but I like my Ex-
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 1:42 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • Nope.
    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 1:45 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • F**K NO!

    But then again, my ex has gone out of his way to make my life hell for the last 3 yrs.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 1:50 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • Sure.
    But we don't have kids together, married young, and were each others best friend.
    We are even Fb friends.
    2monstersmommy

    Answer by 2monstersmommy at 1:52 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • Nope. He's not responsible enough to even have a mortgage. He can continue to live off his Mommy's money.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 2:03 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

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