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No.Do not make the first step again. This is a difficult question to answer. My takeaway from the context is that your child's father shows little consistency and not much in responsibility. Children need good role models and I feel the last thing your son needs is inconsistency and irresponsibility, the effects of that will cause him confusion and that ...


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I'm not meaning to put you down in any way, you suffered abuse and are the victim. However, it's going to take time for your children to come to understand that as well. Understand also that until they do, in their eyes, you abandoned them. I was abandoned by my mother for a time under very similar circumstances. I knew my step father was a piece of a ...


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Ericka, thanks for your question. I am a father of four, with three boys: 7, 12, 15 years old. I definitely see this separation anxiety as a real problem. While "normal" can be hard to define, if my 7 year old did this to me, I would certainly want counsel myself. What kind of relationship does he have with his Dad? Was there recently a traumatic event ...



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