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DD is so stinkin' sweet

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newlysingle posted 2/19/2014 22:59 PM

At bedtime tonight, DD asked me if I thought I'd get re-married. I said that I didn't know, but it might happen in the future if I met the right person. She then asked if I would marry dad again. I said no,that dad didn't treat me well, broke promises and really hurt my feelings. I said that if I got re-married I would want someone kind, honest, treated me well, etc.
She then said, I really hope you find someone like that, mommy.

I almost teared up. We always have to walk that fine line of being truthful, but not badmouthing the other parent. I'm really hoping that I didn't badmouth him, but I couldn't not tell her why I wouldn't marry him again. I always tell her that he loves her though and just made bad choices in his marriage.

Jrazz posted 2/19/2014 23:11 PM

Poor sweetheart. There's such kindness in her. Good job, mama.

Darcy3 posted 2/19/2014 23:19 PM

I think you handled it very well.

BAB61 posted 2/19/2014 23:24 PM

You told her the truth, age appropriately....well done! ((Newlysingle&dd)))

Pass posted 2/20/2014 09:25 AM

You handled it well. And yes, so stinkin' sweet!

My boys have asked me on several occasions if they can DJ my next wedding. I think that may be the 10 and 13-year-old equivalent of this conversation.

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