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It seems like I have to choose between my husband and my son!

Fri, Sep 14th 2007

i am just lost and don't know what to do .. i have 3 sons. 17,11,6 i am married. my husband now is the father of the 6 yr old . and yes he does treat him different then the other two . well my 17 yr old does not get along with my husband at all . me and my husband have been together for ten yrs now . this morning was another all out war between them which resulted to physical violence. i was at work . my son is calling screaming at me on the phone saying how he is being a jerk cause he cant use the truck which we gave to him . to go to school. then my husband gets on the phone screaming at me saying i need to choose between him and my son.. well I'm sorry but I'm gonna choose my son he is my blood i gave birth to him . my husband always says that him or me.. what am i supposed to do. it would break my 6yr olds heart if i let his daddy go. and financially i can not make it . my husband does drink a lot i've tried to tell him stop or i will leave. i left my first husband cause of it then i only had one child and i did make it on my own but now i have 3 . i'm so stressed...please any advice..thank you.

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