Anyway, for weeks my boy had been begging for me to please leave him somewhere, anywhere, and let him try to figure out how to get home on his own. And no, I didn’t trail him, like a mommy private eye.
So on that sunny Sunday I gave him a subway map, a Metro Card, a bill, and several quarters, just in case he had to make a call. I trusted him to figure out that he should take the Lexington Avenue subway down, and the 34th Street crosstown bus home.
One night I heard the baby crying, and heard my MIL go to him.
But its only the beginning of fucking hot end!In reality, it may be she only wants to deepen the relationship between the two of you in order to use your trust and confidence against you or your spouse later.It may not be until the relationship between you and your partner gets serious, or even until marriage, that you start to feel her wrath.If he couldn’t do that, I trusted him to ask a stranger.And then I even trusted that stranger not to think, “Gee, I was about to catch my train home, but now I think I’ll abduct this adorable child instead.”Long story longer, and analyzed, to boot: Half the people I’ve told this episode to now want to turn me in for child abuse.