My parents separated when I was 3, and I live with my mum, while my dad went on to have two more children with a new partner. I cut off most contact with my father when I was 11 and now I am 18. I know very little about what he is doing now. He has separated from the mum of my two half-siblings, and they all live about six hours away from me.
I would really like to contact my half siblings who are now 11 and 9, but I don't know how to go about this. I have a mobile number for my father, but I don't want to talk to him due to how he has acted in the past, and the mother of my half siblings as placed a lot of restrictions on my father having any contact with them.
Their mother didn't really like me when I was younger and she was with my dad (Between the ages of 4 and 10). Now I believe this was as she thought I was in the way of her and my dad. She tried to separate me from my half siblings, ignored me and tried to get my dad to move further away and prevent him contacting me. The last time I saw my half siblings was when I was 10 and they were 3 and 1. I don't know if she would feel the same way now she is separated from my dad.
I would like to have some form of contact with my half siblings, but do not want to talk to my dad about this due to the way I know he will behave, and I'm wary about approaching their mother on Facebook as I don't know if she associates me with my father and the way he has acted, although we have absolutely nothing in common. Does anyone have any advice? Should I wait until they are older and more independent? Many thanks!
Want to have contact with my half-siblings
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