Saturday, July 15, 2006

Dial L For Loser

Once again, O's father failed to show up or even call today. He was supposed to pick her up this morning. She called his house and cell phones, twice - at 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.. Left messages each time, the last one saying that we had to run errands and gave our cell phone number for him to call to let us know what time he'd be here. Nothing. No phone calls. At all. At home or on the cell.

O told me the last time he pulled this (two weeks ago), he did it because she hadn't called him enough during the week. So, let me get this straight: You, the adult, didn't come to pick up your daughter, the 11 year-old, because you don't think she paid enough attention to you? Come again?

She's pissed but not surprised. Which is really, really sad.


Joke said...

This is mental.

Just mental.


Debbie said...

wow. I'm just scratching my head here, trying to understand why you would *ever* leave such a fabulous guy.



Shannon said...

I can't fathom the mind of this man. I just can't. My heart aches for O.

LJ said...

how do you spell narcissist? (insert name of your ex)
That's how!!
Our exes are so similar!
I too was snubbed for the past day and a half from Aaron's dad. Why? I haven't the foggiest idea. I'm starting to see a pattern. He's rosey and friendly when Aaron is with me,however when Aaron is with him for visitation he's all pissy towards me. Like he resents me for something.
Anyway this wasn't about me and my woes, sorry.
Here's a big hug for O. and you too. And here's a big kick in the @$$ for your ex: (BOOT)

Anonymous said...

We're going through much the same thing and it makes me want to rip his so-called heart out through his throat. S seems incapable of going more than a week without at least one incident of just plain blowing Liam off, and I have a pretty good suspicion that today will be one of those days. It's maddening, and my heart breaks for your girl, and my boy.

MsCellania said...

This breaks my heart for your daughter. She is so young to have such heartbreak.

Definitely keep track of visits he is choosing to miss. If this behavior continues, I would notify the court that he is not following the custody agreement, and list dates he's missed. If you and your family ever need to move, and there is a record of him missing visitations, the court might more readily agree.

How sad. He truly is a loser.

SUEB0B said...

Makes me wanna puke.

Buffy said...

Seriously. Makes you mad.

One day, when she's older, the true force of his childishness and lack of character will hit her.

Wonder if he'll even be sorry.

Anonymous said...

How someone could choose to hurt their own child in that manner just aggravates the tar out of me. Then, when she's older and has gotten over him and he decides (too late) that he wants to be a part of his life, she'll get to repay him in kind. There's some justice, but not good enough when it starts with hurting a child that way.

Andrea ( blogger won't let me sign in, dammit.