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Old 03-05-2013, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by LovingRadiance View Post
I would go be with the girls and break my obligation. My commitment to my kids wouldn't allow for me and their other parents being an ocean away from them simultaneously-but its not my place to control my partners/their other larents. So, I would break my commitment to ANY other obligation in that circumstance and go my kids.
This is a sign-on-the-dotted line kind of contractual obligation. It's an academic program that ends on date certain, and I have active responsibilities up through the day before I leave.

I suppose, if there were a crisis, I could break the obligation. But what, in all honesty, could I tell the program director about this situation?

"I need to go home early so my wife can go travelling with her boyfriend in Germany . . ."

I'm sure that would go over well.
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