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If your child wanted to move in with their other parent, would you let them?

Posted by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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Let's say your 7 year old wants to move in with their dad (you 2 are divorced, separated, whatever)

Your ex is a good guy, good father and  either way the child would be taken care of very well.  

Would you let your child do it? What age would you let them decide?

And please explain why! 



And btw, this is totally hypothetical. I don't even have a 7 year old and my 4 year old has no intentions of moving out ;)

by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:28 PM

 No!

BlueEyes689
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:29 PM

i would let him or her.. go with what ever parent they wanted and if they wanted to come back then more then welcome to

chendren1
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:29 PM
Nope
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lovinlife13
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:31 PM
No maybe once they got a bit older though
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SammiBaby
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:31 PM

At 7?  No. I don't believe they are fully capable of outweighing the pros and cons of that type of situation. I'm okay with it once he (or she in other peoples cases) reaches the legal age to make the decision in the court.

Susan0805
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:32 PM

no way, I would never keep my kids away from their father though. He's a good dad.

addiecakesmommy
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:32 PM

Please explain why ladies!

kavp84
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:32 PM

No, I would not.

kavp84
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:33 PM


Quoting addiecakesmommy:

Please explain why ladies!


Because I have custody. End of story.

Also, because I cannot put myself into a hypothetical situation like that. My ex has a horrible home life, so allowing my two oldest to move in with him would be out of the question.

m0ml0v3s2
by on Apr. 23, 2011 at 5:34 PM

If you trust the partner you had babies w. and have a good working relationship then I don't see the problem daddys have just as much rights as mommys I cant say it'd be easy to let my baby go I would probably cry til I saw her again. This is why if DH and I split we have to be neighbors

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