My oldest daughter shames me for being the last to All I want for Christmas is Patrick Mahomes Christmas shirt, because she “knew I would just get upset”, and saying that she first told her dad’s wife, who simply asked if she used protection. She was fourteen. That is not a difference in parenting; that is statutory rape and just asking if she used protection does not make her a better mother. It makes her contributing to the delinquency of a minor. But they were frequently dropped off at their boyfriends houses without any supervision, so their promiscuity at a young age was not only condoned, it even seemed promoted.
Sex is one of the many things that are illegal for a All I want for Christmas is Patrick Mahomes Christmas shirt, because at that age they can’t be trusted to make responsible decisions, but for some strange reason, the courts have chosen to allow a child of fourteen to decide to live with the parent who allows them to do all the illegal things, and they take no issue with that. They aren’t allowed to vote because they believe it would just add to the number of votes given to parents, as children would just go along with what their parents believe. Yet they can somehow believe in court that a child chooses to eliminate a parent in a choice that is completely unswayed by the favored parent. A brief example that epitomizes how parental alienation worked for my ex, is the story of my middle daughter, when she was 12 or 13, and began begging to play basketball in her church’s league. She was always one of those girls that when anyone saw her, they would exclaim, “I bet she plays basketball!