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child (5) says I have no Dad ( he chose not to be in the picture

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child (5) says I have no Dad ( he chose not to be in the picture ). How does one respond? child Called grandpa Dad and grandpa replies I am not your Daddy a might bit briskly with brusque. how does one respond?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Parenting
Expert:  Dr. G. replied 6 years ago.
You tell him the truth. He does have a father, not necessarily a dad, and that his father is not in his life because he chooses not to be. Then whatever questions he has then you answer them. No need to be secretive in this situation.
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