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Should i stop caring about his case?

So df just got custody of his dd, Im happy for that, now of course the case wont close till Dec but they are watching him closely& have told him that any little mistake that he makes & they will put her in a foster home, she has a mentor who was assighned by the judge, this mentor has to come by 1x per week n he gets pissed off because she calls all the time, now the mentor just called me n told me she was tired of him not returning calls n today dd didnt go to school, he just didnt send her of course the school called her & i had to make up a lie, the menor is keepng notes of all this n df just makes excuses that he cnt recieve msg from his phone b/cuz its broken but yet he can recieve them from mine, i keep telling him just to comply i know it suxsbut soon it will all be over,he thinks that because he was mad ethe custodial parent he has this case, should i just leave him alone in if something hppens kinda say told u so?

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gabby06

Asked by gabby06 at 6:03 PM on Sep. 13, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Never say told you so to any one. It's too bad for the child but he is a grown up and should take care of his own problems.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 6:07 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • He needs to suck it up and deal with things.
    Pandapanda

    Answer by Pandapanda at 6:12 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • no
    LUVETER

    Answer by LUVETER at 6:26 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • He's a parent, he needs to figure out how to become a RESPONSIBLE parent and that means following up on phone calls etc. and you should NOT be lying for him, covering his tracks or even having to ride his a$$ to make him act like the adult PARENT!
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:16 PM on Sep. 13, 2010

  • I would stop covering for him. He's the parent and its his responsibility to follow the orders that's been provided. I agree dont say told you so.
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 9:31 AM on Sep. 14, 2010

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