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Father's day and the ex

Do you get a father's day card for your ex from you child(ren)? Does he get a mother's day card for you from them?

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Asked by Jademom07 at 5:11 PM on May. 8, 2010 in Holidays

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  • I am not divorced, but I am pretty sure I would help my kids buy a gift and make a card for their dad. My sister is divorced and on good terms with her ex and neither of them do anything for either holiday for the other. I just think it is sad. So she gets no mothers day present or card D:

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 5:14 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • You can or just a phone call would nice from either side justas long as the kids know mommy and daddy are trying to get along GL

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 5:15 PM on May. 8, 2010

  • No, and no.

    Answer by missanc at 3:39 PM on May. 10, 2010

  • My hubby doesn't get anything for his ex, she's a nut.

    Answer by coutterhill at 3:23 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • I reall can't stand my ex, but he did send a card from Jackson to me for mothers day.....thing is though he only sees Jackson 4-5 times a year and he's very selfish putting himself and his girlfriend first. I really don't want to reciprocate....because well, he's a lousy father. I'm re-married and my son calls my husband "dad" and he's there for him, plays wih him, teaches him to read, buys him things, loves ex only calls him once every 2 months (and even then it's only when I get so mad I tell him off)

    I called him a few days ago to see if he was coming for Jackson's birthday and he said "Uhhhhhh I guess I could, if I can get off work"

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 5:15 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • and the ex would never be nice on purpose.

    Answer by coutterhill at 2:19 AM on Jun. 6, 2010

  • Yes. Be nice and act like an adult. If he doesn't it just makes him look bad. But make it from the kids, not you.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:38 PM on Jun. 12, 2010

  • IMO the child should do something for their father's and mother's for these days, and it's up to the parents to make it happen. I also had DD make something for her dad, even when we split for a while. It may have been something easy like a colored photo, and me placing it in a card, but it's more a gift from the kids, that it is from you.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 1:17 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

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