Hi I have been with my partner for two years. She had two children from her previous marriage. They are with us 90% of the time. Her ex keeps crying poor and that he cannot afford the full child support payment as allocated by child support. I am feeling really annoyed as my partner agreed to take lesser payment. She did raise concerns of when the kids go to his that he could become volatile if he has no money. He told my partner that he would be left with $50 a week if paid allocated amount. BTW the allocated amount is based on his own estimate. Which it $30000 less than previous tax summaries. He also didn't submit last years summary. Now as the bigger wage earner I feel that his lack of commitment in time and money impacts my partner and I. Also adds pressure on me to pick up his lack of responsibility. I also work from home so I get them ready for school each day, pick them up, get them to afternoon activities. This is all just expected. I feel like my kindness is being taken advantaged of in some ways.
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