Yes it was owed to her (CS) but now that the kids need her most she's pocketing the money.
Anything she spent on her kids was needed to be spent anyway, but now they are adults and have cars & jobs but not making too much bc they still living with her. Her 2 grown kids need their vehicles repaired and she won't help. The kids are tired of asking their dad bc they see their had has a family and has helped them out in the past so my sd tells us I don't understand mom anymore ever since she met this new guy she gotten so strict all she talks about is learning responsibility but all I could tell her that money (CS) was for me and my brother and now I need you to help me. She said if she was to help her the sd will have to pay every penny.
All I could say was I'm sorry I wish we had the money to help with no charge bc you are doing and trying hard to do good in life.
Asked by Anonymous at 3:05 PM on Mar. 19, 2013 in General Parenting
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:08 PM on Mar. 19, 2013
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Answer by KristiS11384 at 3:11 PM on Mar. 19, 2013
The custodial parent usually spends far more than the non-custodial parent when supporting their shared children. And if they are adults, they SHOULD have some responsibility in taking care of their things. Even vehicles. What kind of 'adult' are they? Are they out of high school? Is their father still paying child support? Why is it assumed that the mother just pocketed the money and hasn't spent it on them?
You know what I think? I think it's easy to assume how things are without knowing all of the details.
Answer by QuinnMae at 3:19 PM on Mar. 19, 2013
Answer by jerseydiva at 3:19 PM on Mar. 19, 2013
That money was to help with f food, a roof and clothes. CS doesn't usually stretch that far. CS is between your parents, you shouldn't even be involved in the conversation and shame on any parent who brought it up to you.
Answer by RyansMom001 at 3:23 PM on Mar. 19, 2013
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