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Thank you so much! I've been going in circles about this for the past month and wondering if I'm trying to be too controlling...which I know I have a tendency to do.
I've tried your advice about seeing them in a neutral location but he says I'm just trying to control him. Our last conversation ended with him hanging up after I reiterated my lack of trust in his decision making. We haven't spoken in a week and he hasn't seen the kids in almost a month and it's good to hear you echo what I've been thinking--he's probably just not ready to co-parent at the level I am.
In the mean time, I guess I'll just have to wait until he's ready--I've told him the door is always open for him to see his kids but am firm that I won't risk my kid's safety to appease his regret at leaving them.
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