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My ex-husband's letter has broken my heart

Ksenia Novikova
May 28, 2018
05:03 A.M.
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Dear AmoMama,

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I'm writing about a very heartbreaking letter that I received from my ex-husband. We've been separated for over 7 years, but it is only now that he wants our engagement ring back.

I received that ring from him 27 years ago and I've held on to it dearly ever since. Even when he left me for another woman 7 years ago, he never asked the ring back.

But now he has decided to remarry yet another woman. So he has decided that he wants his ring back. He tells me that it was his grandmother's ring so he has every right to demand that ring from me.

The ring has been a part of me for so many years that it is hard for me to give it up now. Moreover, I want to keep the ring because I am hoping to give it to my son someday so that he can give it to his future wife.

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I am confused what I can do in this situation. On one hand, I can see why it would be reasonable for him to ask the ring back no matter how much it hurts me. But I'm also angry that he would be so inconsiderate of my feelings.

Actually, I don't really know how I am supposed to feel at the moment. What should I do? Can someone point me in the right direction?

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