What is the best way to interact with an abuser when you have to? Shared parenting with an abuser.
This question came in from a reader:
The court has ordered me and my ex to do shared parenting. And the judge is telling us that we are both at fault for our issues, that our arguments were concerning to her, and we should be ashamed of ourselves. What is the best way to interact with the abuser when you have to, and he’s using the children to antagonize you by depriving them of medication or clothing? What do you do? When his wife and family members are causing others to turn on you, do you say something?
How do I navigate through this in a way that honors God and keeps me out of trouble with our judge? There has to be some way though to deal with an abusive man in a direct, authoritative way that won’t be perceived as my being antagonistic towards him. Please let me know how you have dealt with people like this.
Okay readers, it’s over to you. How would you answer this lady’s question? Do you have any tips from your own experience?
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