My ex is not in my dd's life very much. For the first 2 years of her life, he pretty much ignored her then he had visitation for about 9 months (seeing her about 10 hours a week at most) and then he went into the military and has been gone since (with 2, one week vistits in over a year and a half where he saw her a couple times each). Well now he is back at him mom's house on leave for 2 weeks and while he was there, he resumed his visitation schedule. He had my 4 year old dd for 4 hours, I called to check up about 2 hours into it and my dd was crying. I asked what was wrong, he said that he had to put her in time out for 10 min because she was being rude. I thought that was odd because she is usually a very polite child. He said she wouldn't play with him or talk to him, she just wanted to sit there and when his mom can home, she wouldn't play with or talk to her either. I teach her if she can't be nice, then don't say anything, so it seems that was what she was doing, I told him that I didnt' feel that she had done anything wrong and anyway 10 min in time out is really too long for a 4 year old. Am I right? She also put her in time out again because she kept saying she wanted to go home.Answer Question
I would be extremely pissed. I find it completely uncalled for. Punishment for wanting to go home? Punishment for not playing with him? It sounds to me like he has some issues.
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