Our expert says:
Vould be separation anxiety, maybe spourred by the addition of the new experience of school. I--- now she is bounced between THREE places. ts easy to understand why the regular shifting and sharing of time with her made sense, but it may be really confusing for her. How might she ( and you two ) respond to a slower turnover, say one week with each parent ? And maybe she needs to be able to see one place, probably yours, as her primary home, from which she has pleasant visits with dad, rather than feeling rootless and homeless, like a tennis ball bounced back and forth.
She can have ultimately equal with each of you, but with longer times with each. The Divorce and Parenting forums might produce more ideas.
Purple's story is instructive. It is easy for a hild to feel unwanted and abandoned, or insecure enough to expeect inceasing disruption of routine --- and with such a rapid cycling of where she stays, your child isn't having a chance to set up a routine. Maybe if your ex and his family just can't see the obvious, take the child to see a child psychologist or social worker for an asessment to recommend to them that they should do what is best for the child, not only looking at what best satisfies them. If necessary, if you have a good expert report to back your suggestions, it might be worth going to court for a ruling on this
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