I’m sitting here tonight thinking about my oldest daughter and her father. I am dreading the holiday as it will be tense!
My daughter misses her daddy, but she rejects him at every turn. At this point she feels he doesn’t love her and when he gives her things he is trying to buy her acceptance. Truly I don’t believe that is what he is doing, he has made so many mistakes I don’t believe he has a clue how to fix it. Unfortunately, he won’t talk to or listen to me about the situation so all I can do is sit and watch the train wreck. A very disturbing thing to have to do.
This has been going on since 2006 and every day my daughter gets more and more angry. Her dad is nice for a short time than nasty for a long time and his inconsistency is really destroying any hope of this getting worked out. How do I get her to just be cordial and say thank you for any gift and not destroy the day or week with her anger? At this point I have tried everything I can think of and nothing helps.
Every time he hurts her or she hurts him it breaks my heart more. Just when I think it can’t get any worse, it does. I hate that he tore our family apart like he did but the way it has torn my daughter’s heart apart kills me.
My wish for the holidays is for there to be a miracle and my daughter’s heart will be healed, she will forgive and restart her relationship with her father.
Too much to ask for? yes probably but that’s what is on my list! I don’t pray all the time except for this one thing, to heal my child’s heart and bring her happiness and her daddy.
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