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Dear Abby columnist Jeanne Phillips.

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Dear Abby columnist Jeanne Phillips.

Abby: 'Good dad, bad mom’ harms relationship

Your husband appears to think that being a “bud” is more fun than being a father.

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Dear Abby: How do I connect with my son? He is 4 and he prefers his father to me. I generally “get” to be the bad guy — the one who takes him to doctor appointments, gives icky meds, enforces bedtime and keeps order.

Dad doesn’t even have to try to get affection. They are best buds. My son even asked me to go away so Dad would love him more. It stings. Aren’t boys supposed to love their moms? — Sad Mom in West Virginia


Dear Sad Mom: Of course they are. Parenting responsibilities are supposed to be shared, and these days many men step forward and share those responsibilities. Your husband appears to think that being a “bud” is more fun than being a father. Making you the “bad mommy” while he is the “good guy” is unfair not only to you, but also to your son.

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Relationship Tips

A father and mother is normally base of every relationship; we can say that without father and mother a family is not completed. Through their effective parenting skills we are able to learn some good things and also learn how to detect bad things in life. This article describes some good things about relationship and how a good father and bad mother are responsible to ruin relationship. Relationship Coach

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