First of all welcome to the board,I am very glad that you found us.
My ex told the judge that I was "mental" because of the depression. My ex still tries to use that against me to this day.
When I do break down and go into the "fight with him" I remind him that it is because of him.
My kids are ages 16 and 19. My son (16 yr old) has ADD. He gets out of control alot,and I finally had to make a hard choice for him. I decided that I could not control him,the environment was not healthy in my home,and he had to live with his dad.
Believe me that was one of the hardest decisions I have ever made. BUT
He is better,my daughter is fine. Even though I hate their father with a passion for all of the years of torment he gave me. I know they are being taken care of,and my son is better.
So,the question to ask yourself is: Are my kids safe,are they happy?
It is hard to let someone take full control of the caring of your kids,but as long as they know you love them,and you are a phone call away. You spend your time with them showing them that,then you need to give yourself a break.
If your son wants to see you more,then tell the father you are taking him longer.
If he does not agree to that,then it might be time to go back to court.
Please keep us posted.
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