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Forum: Political Issues 04-06-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
oh geez, no one is quiting on the kids here. ...

oh geez, no one is quiting on the kids here. take it easy. it's not always either fight to win the custody or quit on the kids.

again, I understand you got to keep your kids. I'm honestly and...
Forum: Political Issues 04-06-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
alright then. I guess I'd better take your...

alright then. I guess I'd better take your advice and quit job and go to art school. that's an excellent solution right there! thanks, pal. you are awesome!
Forum: Political Issues 04-06-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
if I remember correctly, your ex had some kind of...

if I remember correctly, your ex had some kind of mental issues (maybe substance abuse or something), right? I'm not denying what you've accomplished, and I am very happy for you. sorry your...
Forum: Parenting Issues 04-06-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By helplessDad
I used to carry my own key as a child. many kids...

I used to carry my own key as a child. many kids do. trust your kids, and don't risk anything you can't afford to risk.
Forum: Political Issues 04-06-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
our initial intention was, we'd stay financially...

our initial intention was, we'd stay financially equally responsible after the child birth, but suddenly she started to play the victim and refused to work. I don't know how it is for you and your...
Forum: Political Issues 04-06-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
easy there cowboy. I wasn't blaming the previous...

easy there cowboy. I wasn't blaming the previous generations for what "I" do. I was referring to the corrupt family law that hasn't been really updated for ages, and as a result men are still...
Forum: Political Issues 04-05-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
I agree with you, but a surprising number of...

I agree with you, but a surprising number of women turn into wives who refuse to work when they became moms because they are "women" who are, according to them, supposed to take care of the children...
Forum: Parenting Issues 04-05-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By helplessDad
an excellent suggestion! "I miss you"...

an excellent suggestion!

"I miss you" sounds sad a little, but I've read that saying "I miss you" also can imply "I care about you" and it can ensure that the kids know how you feel. in other...
Forum: Political Issues 04-05-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,262
Posted By helplessDad
there are also tons of cases where the dads...

there are also tons of cases where the dads killed themselves because they simply couldn't keep up with the CS after working several shifts, not able to pay the rent, evicted, no address, no job, yet...
Forum: Political Issues 04-05-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,440
Posted By helplessDad
the argument that men make more money or get...

the argument that men make more money or get promotions more often, that is in fact a BS these days. I don't know in what industry you work, I'd say easily close to 50% of director positions are...
Forum: Parenting Issues 04-05-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By helplessDad
how often do they get to see each other? without...

how often do they get to see each other? without knowing the rest of details, let's assume he doesn't get to see her as often as, say you do. if that's the case, to me, it's obvious that they miss...
Forum: Parenting Issues 04-05-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By helplessDad
my kid getting upset over "I miss you"

every time when my 3 year old daughter goes away with her mom for a long time, she becomes emotionally distant from me. and when I say "I miss you" to her, she gets upset and sad, and she'd hang up...
Forum: Introductions 02-18-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,266
Posted By helplessDad
well said. Currently it's way too easy for moms...

well said. Currently it's way too easy for moms to win the custody through the court, that's why most of them think of divorce too lightly, or men with tons of money to burn for that matter. Canada...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
I'm very positive that joint custody with primary...

I'm very positive that joint custody with primary residence of our Daughter in Germany can be achieved by negotiation. we may need to proceed to the court if we can't agree on the access issues. ...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
thanks for the links! the third one in...

thanks for the links! the third one in particular is somewhat similar, and it does show that the court values the best interests of the child more than anything.
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
thanks for the encouragement! I have been...

thanks for the encouragement! I have been looking for a trusty lawyer. at the same time, I'm trying to put together my response with my amendment to her Offer to Settle with joint custody instead...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
I can't express how upset I am with the fact that...

I can't express how upset I am with the fact that my daughter will live in Germany. but I am willing to visit her twice a year. we are way past the level where she'd consider ever to live here. ...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
you are right about long distance parent, and I...

you are right about long distance parent, and I don't wanna sound too wimpy, but on the other hand, if I insisted on sole custody to fight it, my daughter would lose one of the parents anyways,...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-16-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
Do I need a lawyer when negotiating? I mean I...

Do I need a lawyer when negotiating? I mean I know what my STBX wants, and I know what I'd counter offer. it will end bitterly since we both want to keep our kid, and joint or shared is not an...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-15-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By helplessDad
anyone tried dadscanada.com?

it's an interesting site, not sure if anyone used their services. if you have ANY experience with them, please share the insight.

link: DADS Canada, father's divorce support group, father's...
Forum: Domestic Violence 02-15-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,758
Posted By helplessDad
so what you are saying is, she was charged with...

so what you are saying is, she was charged with assault after the police received a statement from him AND her? the policed believed him who obviously faked the injury instead of her who did nothing?
Forum: Domestic Violence 02-14-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,758
Posted By helplessDad
most couples have fights once in a while, maybe...

most couples have fights once in a while, maybe even quite often, and the husband and wife can be more physical than necessary. but you didn't explain why and how the separation really happened, and...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
thanks for your input, Mess! well, I wasn't...

thanks for your input, Mess! well, I wasn't clear when I said "go up against their boss", what I meant with my example was, the Chair of the Ontario Bar Association vs a member of the Ontario Bar...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By helplessDad
does the status / reputation of the lawyer determines the result?

I've ready many times that you should hire the best lawyer you can afford. My question is mostly for fathers since moms usually get what they want (relatively) more easily.

So the more expensive...
Forum: Divorce & Family Law 02-13-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,710
Posted By helplessDad
I've been looking for reliable reviews on family...

I've been looking for reliable reviews on family lawyers as well. through Lawyer referral services, you get responses from lawyers who even haven't had much experience in family law. that goes to...
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