Tough Love : A Documentary That Shows Two Families Fighting For Custody For Their Own Children

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Tough Love
Tough Love is a documentary that shows two families fighting for custody for their own children. Patrick was a drug addict who tried to very hard to stop using along with his wife at the time, but unfortunately he was taken to jail, while his daughter was left with his wife, which Patrick had great concern about. He then called child services, because he could not help his daughter from behind bars, and the best solution was to remove that littler girl before she got hurt from the drug addict mother. Patrick has been fighting hard for the custody of his little girl. He went from one addiction to the next and the battle for his daughter became difficult, because his every move was being watched as well as what he would say. The people who were reviewing Patrick’s case were really tough on him, in my opinion. He said to another person that he felt like he could not be a good dad or provide for his daughter. Yet he is doing all the right things going to meeting, he quite drugs, and drinking, just the words that he said was a set back for him. The people who determined whether or not he is a suitable parent took his words into consideration. I was thinking to my self that every parent has said something along those lines about being a parent. Patrick was able to get his life on track and take his daughter home with him after a few years of her being in foster care. The removal of the child from the mothers care was the best thing to do, because the…

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