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Forum: Single Parenting   Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By alpenglow
Great ideas! Don't feel bad about not going...

Great ideas!

Don't feel bad about not going anywhere with the kids. I grew up on a farm - we did nothing but work, and unstructured play with siblings all summer and had a great childhood (while...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-29-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By alpenglow
They are a good thing :-) Good for you for not...

They are a good thing :-) Good for you for not enabling.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-26-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By alpenglow
Ooh, very good there is a bit of a financial...

Ooh, very good there is a bit of a financial carrot to dangle ( him possibly having to pay for medical insurance if you file for divorce). I know the type well who is all about power /control, and...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By alpenglow
I agree with a PP that 5 min is too much. I...

I agree with a PP that 5 min is too much. I would insist on not being in the store period if you know it is not a safe environment. 5 min sounds weak. The concern is that your stbx is a 'rule...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By alpenglow
I get it that you have concerns about alienation...

I get it that you have concerns about alienation and disrespect. It doesn't seem like your stbx was at all honest with you, and I would doubt he has a great filter, given the lack of respect shown...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-23-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By alpenglow
Well said SillySapling. Triniity, be gentle with...

Well said SillySapling. Triniity, be gentle with yourself. You have a baby, many young kids and are running a household on your own! Your plan sounds wise. Antisocial PD (and NPD) bring about...
Forum: Personal Growth   08-21-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By alpenglow
I couldn't read and not respond. What a stressful...

I couldn't read and not respond. What a stressful situation. I am so relieved to hear that your dh is standing by you. MIL sounds toxic and abusive, controlling, disrespectful...just awful.
Her...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-21-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By alpenglow
Saying no and setting boundaries with toxic...

Saying no and setting boundaries with toxic people can often result in them ending the relationship, while they look for an easier target.

I would not ask a friend to borrow money! And I would...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-10-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By alpenglow
Document. Photos. Witnesses who might be able...

Document. Photos. Witnesses who might be able to vouch for the boys not wanting it.

Agreed he is doing it to poke you....so be a grey rock (show no emotion, be boring to him) to not give him...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-10-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By alpenglow
I know you would know this already, but are just...

I know you would know this already, but are just super busy. Have you had a CBC lately that includes ferretin? Maybe something like that is adding to the fatigue.

I couldn't imagine separating...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-06-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By alpenglow
Big hugs, you can get through this, a day at a...

Big hugs, you can get through this, a day at a time, and maybe even a minute at a time.

Great advice above. Take back your power!

Is there one thing that you couldn't do before because it...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-04-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By alpenglow
That's reassuring. I have enough on my plate...

That's reassuring. I have enough on my plate just keeping up with daily documentation.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-04-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By alpenglow
Good advice about separate email and monitoring,...

Good advice about separate email and monitoring, and bcc or cc'ing.
Electronic evidence is an evolving thing, so I do wonder if its enough just to send correspondence...or if I should be looking for...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-03-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By alpenglow
Email Tracking

I'm guessing many here have an xh who likes to play the innocent 'I didn't get that information' and make accusations of alienation and failure to communicate (so he gets to play victim and not take...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By alpenglow
It's about living in a world that values...

It's about living in a world that values accountability and personal responsibility.

And what Mummoth said - a protective barrier from Dad suddenly reappearing and wanting full custody one day...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-18-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By alpenglow
I have found that when the kids are around, I...

I have found that when the kids are around, I hold it all together (well mostly) because I have no choice. They need me to be strong and the best role model I can be. But the first time they were...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-13-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,888
Posted By alpenglow
Thanks for updating us. I had been wondering how...

Thanks for updating us. I had been wondering how you were doing. The first year is the hardest, especially when things aren't settled financially and legally. It would be so difficult seeing the...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-08-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By alpenglow
That's really annoying (and lazy on his part),...

That's really annoying (and lazy on his part), especially if she is going to be going to school regularly and needs to maintain a sleep routine and wake up at a consistent time each day. I know you...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-08-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By alpenglow
I don't know anything about tax law in your...

I don't know anything about tax law in your area....but if you were in my area, there is the option for a transfer of funds from RRSP in his account, to an RRSP in your name - it's a tax sheltered...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By alpenglow
I totally agree with Puma. It can be difficult...

I totally agree with Puma. It can be difficult to set boundaries, but in the end respecting yourself and setting healthy boundaries is the most loving action over the long term. Your sister has no...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-06-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By alpenglow
If it helps you, then I see nothing wrong with...

If it helps you, then I see nothing wrong with seeking support here without disclosing identifiers. Parents as Partners forum has slightly higher security in that members only can view it.

If...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-05-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By alpenglow
Hmmm...if it was such a good conversation, then...

Hmmm...if it was such a good conversation, then why the secrecy? That's really odd.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-05-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By alpenglow
Is it the 'everyone around me must always be...

Is it the 'everyone around me must always be positive and never show any emotion that isn't positive' thing? It's one thing if "I can't" is an automatic pattern and obstructing/opposing ideas...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-05-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By alpenglow
Mylie that's me too! I just hand sew a patch or...

Mylie that's me too! I just hand sew a patch or mend a tear here and there. (Or slap on a piece of duct tape, lol). Haven't figured out how to set up that sewing machine in a box-actually haven't...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   07-04-2015, 01:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By alpenglow
This concerns me....

This concerns me....
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