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We help 50,000 people a year through divorce
CAFCASS state that in that year they looked after 43,759 children involved in private law cases which represented about 95% of the total, so the total would have been about 46,000.
It''s very sad that not everyone can see themselves in someone else''s shoes.
I am struggling financially, but I can confirm that while financial worries are a headache, not seeing your child and believing you will never see him again is infinitely worse - the two are not even in the same ballpark.
I''m not sure where a million people come from... Without good unbiased research and evaluation anecdotes are uncorroborated and unverifiable.
Government consultations... produce misleading results and shallow qualitative information or are unrepresentative.
if (on the assumption I am not dead) there comes a time when the ex does wish to reconnect with our daughters, I have a horrible feeling that our daughters will tell him where to get off.
Drdaddy, my ex has an awful lot of "issues" which I (used to) explain to our daughters, particularly one who said "why doesn''t dad want to see us".
I agree with the identity issue and so I would say that he loved them very very much and it was nothing to do with them, but the "issues" he needed to sort his head out with.
They seem okay and happy and all doing well, youngest just had her prom and looked a delight, oldest just got 2.1 in her degree and middly just finished her first year at uni and got a First so as I say all doing well.
I will always do my very very best to ensure that the girls never think their father and the things he has done are anything to do with them.
However, it has now got to the point that I must stop worrying so much about the girls and get on with my own life, because them seeing me happy and well will be good for them.
In fact I am going away tomorrow for a week and I think the girls are happy about this. It is important for them to see that a woman no matter how mistreated by a man (or vice versa) can turn the corner and be a happy person.
Why should a parent pay for a child he/she is being denied contact with?
Firstly, a deserving parent''s right to see their child is just that; a right. And if the RP decides to take away that right for NO GOOD REASON, then they are also relieving the NRP of their parental duties,because rights and duties/responsibilities go hand in hand.