Oops!He Did It Again
Justice & Truth Reigns
I’ve been very busy with work and grad school, so my blogging opportunities have been pretty limited. For the most part, ex and I avoid each other whenever possible, communicating only occasionally and when necessary. Fortunately, since our son is 14 now, there’s much less back-and-forth communication. That brings us to our next tale...
As I mentioned, ex and I don’t have much contact on a regular basis. Because of this, I had no idea his house was being foreclosed on…AGAIN. This happened during 2007 and he pulled out some eleventh-hour deal and was able to keep his home. That brings us to late June 2009. I brought our son by his house after football camp so he could pick up a few things.
There was a car in the driveway. I really didn’t think anything of it, because I usually see unknown cars in the driveway when I drop our son off – people are constantly in and out of that house. Our son walked up to the door, and a man got out of the car and handed him paperwork. He brought the papers up to the car and said, “This says something about foreclosure.”
He knew what foreclosure was, unfortunately, since this is the second time his dad has gone through this. How lovely that our son had to be the recipient of the papers this time. He was really upset, so I called the ex at work and let him know what happened. He said, “Yeah, I know, gotta go.” And that was it.
Now, before you feel sympathy for this man, please keep a few things in mind. First, he makes just under six figures a year and pays a MINIMAL (and I mean VERY minimal) amount of child support. Second, he has not lost his job, nor has he had any exorbitant medical expenses. Third, he is taking a TEN DAY trip to Disney World in a couple of weeks with his girlfriend, their daughter, and our son. They’re staying on the Disney property, so this trip cost THOUSANDS of dollars.