It was a momentous letter where I admitted I’d been a shoddy co-parent and thanked him for the wonderful 10 year relationship that we had which gave me the two greatest gifts I could ask for – my sons.
I wasn’t expecting much of a response from my ex. Perhaps silence. Perhaps an “I told you so”.
Instead I got a “Thank you for the card and kind words.”
I was stunned.
We had a brief but pleasant exchange.
And suddenly I’m filled with hope that he and I can model something better than a dysfunctional divorce to our kids.
Is it really as simple as Chris makes it out to be?
That in the end, it’s how you frame it that matters?
You look at the positives, you get a positive interaction. You look at the negatives, you get a negative interaction.
Here’s to many more positive interactions between me and the boys’ father.