Divorce and Marriage Law
Mother's Day

Should a man give his ex-wife a gift on Mother's Day?



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  • It would be a nice gesture if she's the mother of your children. (If you have no children, then no.) Mother's Day is a day to honor and recognize a mother -- her bringing a child into the world, and her contributions in that child's life -- and that isn't hinged upon her being married to you. Consider thanking her for being a wonderful mother to your children, for giving you your children, etc. Something centered around the children would be very appropriate if you're divorced. If you can't plan something to do for her with your children, a framed picture of the children could be a thoughtful gift. But focus the sentiment on her as a mother and not on her as your ex-wife.
  • If you hate her so much, no. But if you're divorced without hate, why not?