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Old 11-26-2012, 12:12 PM   #1
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Is it wrong to feel this way?

My dad had an affair 3 years ago and she got pregnant. She's younger than me, and they had a son. He's really stepped up to the plate and loves him a lot. My problem is how much he loves his son, he worships the ground this little boy walks on.

My dad has never shown interest in my own children who are 4 and 5 and never in my brother's 7 and 3 year old. It really bothers me... Is that wrong?

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Re: Is it wrong to feel this way?

I totally understand how you feel. I am sure I would feel exactly the same way.
I guess having a child is different than having a grandchild. The fortunate thing is that your kids have YOU to adore them, and your brother's children have him. You feelings aren't wrong, yet I hope that you can put them aside to see how important it is that your Dad be a good Dad to his little son. I know that doesn't make you feel any better about how he treats YOUR children. Is there a way for your Dad to grow closer to your children and your brother's children by making opportunities for all of the kids to do things together? Maybe that will help.

 
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:12 PM   #3
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Re: Is it wrong to feel this way?

He never spent time with my brother and I either as kids so I guess I dislike that too...

We've tried to get him to Play with the other kids, but much to my mother's dismay he likes the adults more.

 
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