Everyone’s agenda and desires take a backseat to the first aid and trauma response. Whatever the situation, the Mom is incommunicado—a problem that might need to be addressed at a different time—and a solution needs to be provided. Scenario 5: Kids as an excuse This is similar to number 4.
As I was writing my response, I realized I was writing my next post about relationships. And while I only have limited experience with being on the dad’s side, I do have a little knowledge of what you speak.
The real answer is: As a single parent I have responsibilities to my kids that will trump all plans 100% of the time.