In a couple of months, Iím getting married. I have two children with my
ex and want them to be in the wedding. My ex is not cooperating a whole
lot, but she is going to let them come with me and my fiancť to another
state for the wedding. I want her to come and get the kids so that my
fiancť and I can leave from there on a honeymoon. My ex says itís not
her responsibility and she wonít do it. Itís a three-hour drive each way
and if we do that, weíll be in a car for about eight hours the day after
the wedding and then on a plane that night. I think she is just being a
b**** about it. My fiancť says we should ask our parents to bring them
Come on, you donít really expect me to side with you, do you? Your ex is
right. You want them in the wedding and itís three hours away. Why
should she bring them to you or be responsible for getting them home
again? Itís your wedding, not hers.
If she felt like it, and was in an extremely generous mood, she could
offer to help with the transportation. But is it her responsibility? No.
Is she being a b****? No.
Should everyone work together for the greater good, that of the
children? Yes. Does that only happen in a perfect world? Yes. Do we live
in a perfect world? I donít.
Asking the parents is a possible solution, but remember, itís not their
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