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Completely Confused....

Posted by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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 I just got a text from my ex husband (and father of my 8yo son) that said:  "I stopped and paid you an extra 280 in child support. Figured you could use it for Christmas since J (my fiance) isn't working."

Whaaaaa????

Where in the WORLD did THAT come from???

I mean, we have been getting along really well lately...but...he's not that type of guy. To just go and give me an extra $280 for no reason.

I'm so confused. And a little scared. Like, what's he going to ask me for next?? Plus, yes my fiance isn't working...but we're doing ok. I really don't want to be his charity case...

I have no clue how to feel about this.

by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:28 PM
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babiegurl47
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:28 PM
I think its sweet.
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MsRkg
by Bronze Member on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM

Think of it as a kind gesture and not something he's trying to trick you with....unless you know him to be that kind of man.

JamminOutMama
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Nice
jillbailey26
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:30 PM
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Say "thank you" and take it in stride.  


"Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification"  Romans 14:19

Arwyn724
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Feel blessed, and accept it on behalf of your child.  I never look for a 'hidden meaning' in things...maybe the Christmas spirit just got into him.  When I look for positives, I find them...when I look for trouble, it finds me...get my drift? Try to see the silver lining before looking for ulterior motives, you'll be happier.

EmilysMom2010
by Bronze Member on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:31 PM
Just say "that was very nice of you, thanks" and leave it at that.

Take the money and run! Hahahaha
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turtle07
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:32 PM
Just say thank you and leave it at that
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KMAsMommy9182
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:33 PM

I would just say "thank you" and be grateful.  Just be cautious that he might ask for something (like extra visitation) around the holidays.

grey7399
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:33 PM

I'm with you.  I'd be careful of what comes next.

JustMe0326
by on Nov. 7, 2012 at 1:40 PM

 LOL I did. I'm going to use it on Black Friday for my son's Christmas, which is what I'm assuming he gave it to me for anyways.

But I did say thank you. I just find it odd. :)

Quoting EmilysMom2010:

Just say "that was very nice of you, thanks" and leave it at that.

Take the money and run! Hahahaha

 

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