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taking care of my boyfriend's son

My boyfriend has a 6 yr old son. I don't have any kids of my own. I am a teacher and since I have days off (spring break, christmas, etc.) he always wants me to take care of his son while he's at work for 12hr days. He ends up seeing his son for an hour or so before he falls asleep. He's not spending this time with his son, I am. I see these days off as MY days off. Taking care of his son for a day or two is ok, but how do I make him understand that this is also MY time off?
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Be firm  speak to him and make him realise you mean it, he should spend more time with his son what do they do in the evenings , ? How come he only sees him for one hour?
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Depends - are you living in your own home?  If so, then don't answer the telephone, or plan lunch or theatre dates with your friends, or go on a vacation.  If you are "playing house" with this man, then the "son" is part and parcel of the arrangement and that includes childcare.  This is what being married and having children is like - there is very little, if any, "my time".  You don't get to have it both ways.  
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