Background; Hi, so my ex has a history of not wanting our daughter to sleep over. We separated when she was 3 yo, i expected to have 50% custody... Hahaha, NOPE. Saturday only, no sleepover, even though this was her hope (mom moved out) and she was crying "i want to go home now"... NOPE. My ex is not a bad person,,, but she is a massive **bleep** retentive, counts every hair on our daughters head type of deal. A slightly disorganized and imperfect fathers house is no place for her daughter, that's for sure! Anyway, after breaking many mediated custody arrangements i was eventually forced to drag my ex to court to get parenting orders in place. I was not greedy, i sort only every second weekend. By then my daughter was 7. It was difficult getting my daughter used to sleeping over, but eventually things were good Now; Now my daughter is 9yo, and during covid my ex forbid me to see my daughter, this is despite the advice that parenting orders should be maintained during covid. Anyway, 4 months have gone by without me seeing my daughter, oh well, i am not the only one this happened too during covid. but now covid lockdown in Sydney is over, and i am double vaxed. The problem now is, my daughter is adamant that she does not want to sleep over anymore. I said to her no, she has to come. Now my ex has stepped up and said our daughter refuses to sleep over and is putting it on me to accept the situation and my daughter will come on Sunday only, no sleepover. I have said that i do not accept this situation and that it is parental alienation, no further response. So what do i do now? I have got this application for enforcement i can fill out, but i am not sure, since it is my daughters wishes? I just don't know what to do? Honestly, i feel defeated, i don't even feel like i am a real father anymore, just an occasional babysitter.
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