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[Solved] Christmas present nightmare!

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Good evening all,

Every year leading up to Christmas we have the same issues I have a 5 year old son I have every other weekend and in the build up to Christmas I love to go for a spontaneous christmas shop with 1 or 2 main presents that he wants.

Well my ex will send messages on whats app "are you getting him this" "should we go half's on this present" he's desperate blah blah blah but I've explained to her he's only 5 if you show him 100 things he will want 98 of them you can't buy him every single thing he wants,I said I've finished my Christmas shopping and it would work better If we just bought what ever we wanted for him separately.

So annoying when you have completed Xmas shopping and your ex thinks he needs more !

Topic starter Posted : 29/11/2020 3:26 am
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Tell your EX to get back in her box. She an ex for a reason. Dont take no grief from her

Posted : 29/11/2020 3:52 am
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I agree, it is sometimes difficult to not spoil them, I always feel I have not got them enough. I think it is right for both parents just to buy their own gifts for the kids. Going halves on things seems odd to me, if it was a bike for example, it is not really something they can move from house to house, and the kid might think it was from their mum not you?

I am forever restocking on toys at my house as my kids are adamant they want to take them back to their mums house 😆 I try to explain they will have nothing to play with if they keep doing that

Posted : 30/11/2020 1:06 pm

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