Sara - posted on 02/05/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )
I am 4.5 months pregnant with my first child. Last week I found out that my boyfriend was sneaking around behind my back doing drugs. I broke up with him so he went to live with his alcoholic mother in the projects. She is abusive and violent whenever drunk which is most of the time. Once she was so drunk she fell asleep while cooking and left the stove on and it started a fire.
I'm scared that the grandmother will harm my baby during visitations and even worse what if he gets joint custody. I have no proof of his drug use to offer the courts. I feel so helpless right now. He says that he would never leave the baby alone with his mother, but he's not a trustworthy guy. I feel so scared and helpless and worried that something awful is going to happen when the baby is away from me.
I don't want to cut my the father off from the baby but the risks of her visiting with him while he lives with his alcoholic mother have me sitting here terrified.
Does anyone else have a drug abusing in-law story that they can share? How should I deal with this?