Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Divorce Should Not Be Loyalty Test For Children

Mary, 6, loved her mother and father. She wasn't supposed to, though.
According to her mother, her father had "abandoned" Mary. He was probably a "drunk" and "couldn't really love her, considering the way he acted."
Mary's father, who she saw only on weekends, talked about what an "awful" person her mother had turned out to be, how she was spending the money intended for Mary on herself, and how he was sure she'd try to keep him from seeing Mary if she could. He'd understand, he often said, if Mary didn't really love her mother.
Not too surprisingly, Mary's parents are in the midst of a divorce. Though they are both certainly suffering as they struggle with the end of their marriage, Mary is suffering as much, if not more...

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