Divorced, 41, Daughter lives with her dad about 1 hour 15m from me...Me=remarried 1 year in july...Daughter with Dad because better home, better schools, financially better than me (for now, he if can maintain will always be, but that's another story)..She sure could use a mom to take her places, school stuff, just being there, he works out of house cpa..but he has his own issues (why i left finally) now she is stick with them...(guilt for me)...but i am not...talk on phone...see her every other weekend..i go there...she will not stay with me due to new H....no problem with him..she just can't she says....won't disucss it really...never met or got to know him yet...Ex would like me back...i should not just go to care for her.I try not to upset him as then he may take it out on her...he tried to push her away from me , she did not go with it...he is now "ok" with me again...go figure....i am so torn and confused about everything...my daughter should be my life and main focus right??? i am going to counseling when i can afford it...it helps a bit..but the day to day sadness is becoming hard to deal with..it probably would be better if she would come and visit...we have a good friend whose daughter is her best friend that she stays with when she comes to "visit" but she will not come over to my place..i have not forced anything on her...maybe that is not good to let her run the show...dont know..i see this kind of situation handled differently by others...i am miserable..not being there for her but i can go back just for that??? thanks
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