After 10 years in an abusive marriage with a man who never worked or provided any financial support, my daughter (a veterinarian) finally found the resolve to get a divorce. She was granted custody of their 10 year old child (my granddaughter) with 10 hours per week custody for her ex husband. Instead of adhering to the custody order, my daughter is allowing her ex to spend time regularly with her and her daughter doing things that a nuclear family would do. She thinks it makes it easier for her daughter. When my daughter doesn't go along with these kinds of visitations, her ex portrays my daughter as the "bad-guy" who is trying to break up their family. I think it is causing great psychological harm and confusion for my granddaughter about the nature of the relationship between her parents and the status of their family. When spending time with my granddaughter, I have seen her manifest behavior indicative of depression, anger and confusion. What do you think?View Thread
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