Quoting Little Vine:" I hear you. I thought I'd be happier if the ex had wanted to be in LO's life but now here he is ... [snip!] ... to know him again, but I'm dreading the day I have to turn him over. Having to give up half your time...just wow. How tough."
plus dealing with differences in parenting styles, and the other parent trying to make you (generalized you) look bad.
like... ha.. my oldest told me his dad was MAD that I bought him a kindle fire for christmas. WTF? not out of his account. said it was "too expensive"
I buy passes to amusement parks to ahve fun WITH my kids.. he told them it's a waste of money. yea... but his hunting, paintball, car rebuilds aren't? I'd rather spend money on my kids than my own hobies