Andrea - posted on 07/27/2012 ( 7 moms have responded )
My son left over a month ago to live with his father. I was originally led to believe that it was only to be for the summer, and now its said that he wishes it to be permanent. His whole life it has always been me that has made sure that he has had love, clothes, etc. I have always been the one that was at every possible basketball game, when his father might make it to 3 a season. When my son turned 15, I am the one that worried about how he was going to have a car when he turned 16. Before he turned 16, my husband(his step-father) traded his truck in to get me a new car so that my son could have my car. After which, my husband went 5 months without a vehicle. When my son turned 16, I approached my ex husband about splitting the cost of my sons car insurance, and he refused. His father pays the state minimum for child support, and that is about all he does. My son also has a girlfriend that he spends way too much time with. The week before he moved out, I had asked him to please ask me before inviting his girlfriend over. I really feel that the girlfriend has alot to do with him leaving. But with him leaving, he no longer has the car. I don't know whether to sell it, or let it sit there in hopes that he may return home. Since my son left on June 12th, he has not spent one night here, and his father is not cooperating in encouraging him to even speak to me. I don't know what to do. I feel like because his dad lives closer to the girlfriend and has a nicer home that I have been cast aside for not being good enough, Has anyone else experienced this situation?