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I promised myself that if I ever got divorced I would never put our child(ren) in the middle of child support, in the middle of pick up/drop off times that if anything needed to be discussed it would be discussed between the adults without the child(ren) being involved.I promised myself to not repeat the behavior I was exposed to, to not repeat the treatment I received as a child.Just a few short years later, my dad, my best bud left.He allowed a younger woman to come into our lives and tear the family apart.My dad had a way of making me feel special, a chunky awkward girl with pigtails who was in no way special in the eyes of her mother or sister. At first, I believe they were at a loss for words, eventually my mother tried to quiet me with ‘your dad chose your name’. I was not one to walk into a room and say, ‘here I am’, but I was one to learn as much as I could in school, in life, through music, etc. “She was a young and frisky animal,” reminds Wolfe.There’s a 24-year age gap – one year shorter than his marriage to Wheeler. Yes, the younger woman is as signature to the insubstantial, powerful man as a bad haircut.
Sure, it manifests in different forms – sometimes Tory and toffy, where the dream woman favours wellies and bad pashminas and Joules travel bags, and other times faux-bohemian, where she, like Grimes, is a touch more gothy, opting for black lace and a burgundy lip over a peppy pink shade.
Sure, she’ll have skin like a baby’s bottom, but is that a big enough reward for looking a bit like Rickman? Apparently, luxury brands have seen sales flourish thanks to a vogue for younger women tasking older men with buying their handbags and high fashion in exchange for the pleasure of their company. Though the jury’s out on that last one – what average 32-year-old would want to date a man old enough to be her father unless she was getting a healthy amount of new season Prada out of it? Woke 35-year olds probably need no advice that dating anyone younger than your baby sister is weird. That said, as all of us who despaired at his Leave campaign lies knows, he’s always played fast and loose when it comes to numbers.
There’s an age-old rule that an acceptable age to date is half your own plus seven. It’s the Johnsons of the world that need reminders that anyone under 30 probably has enough on their plate, what with the pressure of a lifetime of renting and the impending doom of Brexit to have time to bat away riled up old guys.
She, with brown hair and brown eyes, D’s and F’s in school, messy and refused to take showers. If the child support check was late, my mom would make it my responsibility to contact him to ask where it was.
If he picked me up late, even if it was a minute or two, she would make comments like ‘He doesn’t want to be with you either.’ If he dropped me back home before 6 p.m.