Every day we feature the beloved “Strawberry Letter” franchise that is so popular on “The Steve Harvey Morning Show,” heard nationwide. Send in your letters and Shirley Strawberry will dish out the necessary advice. Today’s topic: They call him Daddy! Good morning to the best Morning Crew on the radio, I am a 28y/o women that is dating a 26y/o man for over a year. Things between us are not perfect. He has cheated on me and yet i stay. My main issue is this, i have two young daughters. they are 4 and 5, and they love him to death. He treats them like his own children. They laugh, play, and joke around. it has gotten to the point where they call him daddy. when hes not around they have to know when hes coming back. With them being so young i don’t want to take them away from what could be called a stable home. We do not fight in front of them and we try to make it as happy for them as we can. Am i being a fool staying with a man that cheats in order for my kids to be happy. Please help me because right now i am putting my happiness on hold to make sure they are happy.
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