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One stupid decision ruined my life

Anonymous
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Back in July 2010 I lost custody of my 3 kids. I took them to the park. I was homeless and very depressed so I left them at the park for a few minutes and ran to the store and bought a 6 pack of beer. I drank it while they played. I drank all 6 in less than an hour. By the time we left I had a buzz but didn't feel too drunk. Well I backed into a car as I was pulling out. The police were called and they smelled alcohol on me. I failed the sobriety test. My car was impounded. My kids went into foster care and I had to pay fines out the ass from the last of the savings I had. Their father has custody and I have been fighting like crazy to get them back to no avail. I no longer drink and I have changed my life around. I just don't understand why I can't get them back. Do you feel I deserve another chance? I know what I did was stupid but it was a one time mistake that I'd never repeat. I do get visitation but 2 weekends a month isn't enough. I'm missing out on so much.

Posted by Anonymous on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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mommysangelface
by Emerald Member on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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all i can say is do what the courts asked. and get the papers to fight for custody

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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Is this real?

futureshock
by Member on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:27 PM

What exactly was your mistake?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:27 PM

do you have your own establishment? food in the pantry, fridge full? rooms for the kids, clothes for them? how old are they- what do they prefer? thats waht the judge will be looking at. maybe you can work on getting every weekend nad one day a week

kw.2
by on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:28 PM
I think if you work at what the court says, eventually you could get them back.
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kw.2
by on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:29 PM
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Are you joking?

Quoting futureshock:

What exactly was your mistake?

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Jennifer_57
by on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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Maybe start out by asking their dad for supervised visits, and once he sees you can be a good mom slowly move up your time
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:31 PM


Quoting futureshock:

What exactly was your mistake?


Ok mistake is a bad word. I was fully aware of what I was doing. It was a bad decision.

irishstarz
by Platinum Member on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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Man, I hope so.


Quoting kw.2:

Are you joking?



Quoting futureshock:

What exactly was your mistake?


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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Dec. 15, 2011 at 7:32 PM


Quoting Jennifer_57:

Maybe start out by asking their dad for supervised visits, and once he sees you can be a good mom slowly move up your time


I already get unsupervised visitation 2 weekends a month.

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