Skip to comments.I'M MAD AS HELL
Posted on 11/29/2004 4:58:50 AM PST by KINGEDWARDIII
And I'm not sure if I can take it anymore!!
The reason I asked about being an attorney, is that I would think that anyone giving leagal advice to someone else would want to be very careful. Actually I have gotten in the habit of being very careful of giving advice of any kind. The bars are full of blow-hards that will tell you what to do in any instance.
I bought the kindness of your heart part until you mentioned that you would lose her as a tax dependant. She's not the only one with money on her mind.
But I'm a sensitive guy. Here's an attorney who undoubtedly feels your pain, and I imagine he'd be quite interested in your teenage daughter's, umm, welfare.
Yikes! And I thought the Ozzie Osbornes were a totally disfunctional family.
Well then what are you worried about? Cut off the ingrate (both financially and personally) and forget about it. If she's like any normal kid she'll apologize in due time. .....although it could be a long while.
What about the fact that she's living in sin? Also if I only cared about money then I would not pay tuition in the first place. I'm not required to pay it. I'm hurt by the lack of appreciation shown by my daughter. Life is not fair and courts will always make unfair desicions. The whole point of my post is my anger at her. I know that most of you are blaming me for her bad attitude and lack of respect, because I'm a poor father.
I think that is the best advice I've heard. Are you a lawyer? Just kidding.
I'll take your word for it.
I'm not a lawyer either. But I can tell you one important thing: you're headed for a fall.
Now...if the child and mother never grow up....walk on...don't look back. (see my previous post)
I have 6 children....and only one has been difficult...real difficult......I mean real difficult....REALLY!
You know what else? This is FR. This is suppose to be the voice of conservative reason. Nobody has complemented me on the disgust I have for my daughter living in sin. No words of encouragement for standing my ground for values. Man if freepers don't appreciate my stance, I can only imagine what some judge will do.
This EXACT same story was printed in the "Dear Ann" advice column last year.
I vote for the manure heap!
Then let me be the first: Congratulations, and my compliments, on having a daughter who disgusts you by living in sin. Let me encourage you to keep on being the kind of father you are. And, thank you for the laughs. Sorry they were at your expense.
She's probably livng in sin to tick you off. Ignore it. She knows how you feel. Pay her tuition and don't expect her to kiss your feet. You'll feel like you did the right thing and there's nothing she can "blame" you for.
How often do you see your daughter?
Send me that story. I think you're mistaken, or not telling the truth.
OK...now you forced me into therapy mode..... Yes you are hurt. I'd imagine your daughter did not move in with this fellow to hurt you....she just may love this guy and he may become your son-in-law...so give it time. She "is" an adult...even though you are still providing some support. In time you may be hunting with the man living with your daughter....so...don't inflick wounds that may never heal.
He may be in a hunting blind near you...GRIN.
I think you're right. Not only am I going to pay her tuition, I'm going to send her a carton of smokes. I am also going to send her a gross of condoms since it looks like she will need them. I will also send her a couple of cases of whiskey and the directions to the local indian Casino.
I think your heart is in the right place.
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