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I don’t want my ex near our son

My husband and I got divorced eight years ago when our son was eight years old. One of the reasons I divorced him was because he was a workaholic who had no time for his family. He didn’t make time for our son, and after the divorce when he had visits with him he’d often cancel, leaving my son devastated. But my son nevertheless dotes on his father regardless of his behaviour.

Now my ex has contacted me to say he wants regular access to our son. I’m not in favour of this as I feel my ex doesn’t live by the same values I’ve tried to instil in my son – one of the main ones being that money isn’t everything in life. I’m afraid he’ll corrupt our child.

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