Columnist Amy Dickinson (Bill Hogan/Chicago Tribune)
DEAR AMY: What is my obligation to my ex-wife regarding travel? We’ve been divorced for over four years and have two daughters, ages 9 and 15. We share custody 50/50, on duty every other week.
When I make plans to take the girls out of town overnight, she insists that I tell her the address of where we are staying.
Last weekend, my girlfriend and I took our daughters to a friend’s lake house, 90 minutes away.
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I only told my ex where we were because one of my girls had plans with her mom the next day, and she hadn’t told her we were gone.
You would think I took them to the moon, judging by the text message tirade.
I believe I can take my own children wherever I want during my parenting time, as long as they are with me and safe, without notifying my ex-wife. She thinks this makes me an a–hole. What do you think?
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Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle