Ex-Etiquette

Posted: February 4, 2018 at 2:03 a.m.

Q Even though my ex and I have been together for five years, he's been abusive since day one. I finally got tired of it and left -- and got a restraining order to protect myself and our two kids. He has custody of his daughter from a previous relationship -- and I've raised her the whole time -- but he has not let me see her since I left. He said since he couldn't spend time with our kids, I can't visit his kid. She's 7! I decided to let him visit our children hoping I could spend time with his child. It didn't work. What's good ex-etiquette?

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