Originally Posted By: futureunknown
Ok, I need some help here. As the trip to Disney grows closer, if my W brings up my not going again, I'm feeling compelled to say something like "I'm sad your choice to keep OM in your life makes it impossible for us to enjoy such a wonderful experience as a family." Is that a truth dart, or just more demonstration of weakness?


Originally Posted By: Coach
"I have decided this M isn't what I want. I don't want to confuse you or the kids and take a trip together."

Then book a gig in Memphis for that weekend.


Originally Posted By: Puppy Dog Tails
Love that -- perfect.

I was going to say -- when she gives you the crap about "selfish" and "disappointing the kids" to respond something like:

"I'm really sorry you feel that way. I decided that such a trip just didn't really work for me right now, considering everything that's happened."

Puppy


"What is best for my kids is best for me"

Persevere = happily being patient over a long period of time