When Your Ex Has Money To Spoil The Kids And You Don’t

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Love is what matters

Keep in mind that sometimes, when parents give expensive gifts, it’s to make up for not being there in the ways that matter—like lending a listening ear and just spending time with the child. Maybe you don’t have the money your partner has, but he probably works 80-hour weeks to have that money, and is mentally distant because of it. And your handmade sweater is more personal.

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