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15 Jul 12 #343316 by autumn9
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Some of you will know the history behind my case and just how difficult our child contact issues have been. Today I receive not one but two text messages demanding contact this week on daughters birthday. Ex does not say "Is it possible? Could this be arranged?" Instead he demands a time and a place. The times he has suggested are not possible. Do I return by text stating that contact is as per the current contact order (which is over 5 pages long) It is his weekend and I think that daughter will be more than happy to receive present then. I might add we celebrated her party today since the last week of term is so hectic anyway! Thanks for thoughts

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15 Jul 12 #343321 by jslgb
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Can you not offer him any time on her birthday?

I am somewhat aware of your situation and know it has been difficult for you but even its a small amount of time on the actual day would be nice for your daughter.

I understand your frustration with the demands too, i''m well used to them from my stbxh and often want to tell him to eff off!! But i know if my daughter goes for a certain period without contact she gets upset and i''ll strive to stop that happening. Its not easy but as long as she is happy, i''m happy! LoL

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16 Jul 12 #343385 by AnnoyedMummy
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How about contacting him saying ''We can''t do the times you suggested, but are available at x time for y hours or x time for y hours?'' Then you arent just saying ''no'' as you have offered an alternative.

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