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Response to Tumbulu (Reply #45)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 08:56 AM

96. The father/husband did not abandon his wife. He was deployed

to another state. His wife chose to stay in Texas. When you are in the military, you do not have a choice where you live. Uncle Sam tells you where you will be stationed. How can she claim to have been abandoned? She chose to stay in Texas to be close to family for the duration of her pregnancy.

A claim could be that the wife abandoned her husband by refusing to relocate with him to his new base. Maybe the mother decided that not only did she not want to be married but she also did not want to be a single parent. I am not going to assume that the husband was an evil person because there has been no evidence provided on that. Her actions, on the other hand, make her moral character definitely questionable. It is understandable that she might want to be close to family while she was pregnant. However, my sympathy ends at the point where she turned around and committed fraud on legal documents to have her child adopted out while, at the same time sticking it to her husband by denying him his parental rights.

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