Annoyed!!Submitted by ms_peterson on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 4:56pm
So a few days ago my boyfriend and I were dropping off his girls with their BM. The oldest does not like going to her mother's house, who has her during the week. She started crying and screaming, saying "I want to stay with daddy and (my name)!" Since I'm on summer break--I'm a teacher--my boyfriend asked if the oldest one could stay with us two more days because her mother didn't want to deal with her daughter's emotional fit. I would be the one staying at home with her, so I was involved in the decision making. I told him I wanted to talk to the older daughter so I got out and tried to comfort her and tell her how much her mommy missed her, etc. She said she didn't care, she wanted to be with me and her dad. Her mother said she didn't care what her daughter chose to do. I looked at her mom and said "is it okay if she calls you if she feels she needs to?" This is ALL I said to her. She said "yes."
So two days later, this _______ sends my boyfriend an email saying how inappropriate it was that I got involved in the situation, and that I shouldn't have said anything or gotten out of the vehicle at all because the issue was between the two of them. I call JEALOUS here!! Here's how I feel about it: if you could comfort your own child, and make your child want to come home with you, I wouldn't have to try by saying GREAT things about you; if I'm the one that would have to give the okay since she was going to be at home with me and I would be responsible for her, you are DARN RIGHT I am going to interject into the situation. I understand that most of the time, I won't be involved in those sorts of decisions, but if I'm the one at home with the child, I definitely have a say.
Am I wrong? Be honest!