My husband has a daughter. She was 5 when I met him. He doesn't want anything to do with her and I thought I could handle it, but I can't. I'm young, I didn't really ever think about what it means to have children, now I'm thinking about my own and i realize what he is doing to her (she is 9 now). I can't convince him to see his child. He was very young when he had her and really didn't want her. Now please don't tell me my husband is wrong etc, I know that myself! My problem is that she is on my mind constantly and I would really like to meet her and hope that if I establish the contact, he might come around, too. It really bothers me to be married to a man like him. But he has been a great husband to me. What can I do? Is it weird if I try to contact his ex?View Thread
Thank you for your opinion. When I met him years ago he said he feels really bad for not seeing her, but back then I didn't encourage him. I was young and really didn't think about kids at all. Now the last time we talked he said it would be extremely awkward if he contacted her because they have not been in touch for a long time. She probably doesn't even remember him. So he said if I can find a way to make it less awkward, he's willing to see her. What if this is the chance for them to get back in each other's lives and I just let it go? Obviously I wouldn't contact the girl, she's only nine, but the mother and let her decide, what is best for her. But you think I shouldn't?View Thread
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