Dwyane Wade Without living with his youngest child, Xavier Zekaria Wade, 8, he talked about the challenges he often faces.
Wade, who was away from his long-term relationship with Gabrielle Union at the time, father Former “basketball wife” star and Xavier Aja Metwyer After Xavier’s birth, Union and Wade reconciled and married in 2014.
Former basketball star shared details in his photo memoir “Dwyane” released last week. He writes: “Xavier doesn’t live with me, so he doesn’t meet each other every day like other kids. It sometimes makes things difficult, but that he never has to carry that weight. It’s my job to make sure. “
Wade added: “It’s up to me to see if he knows he’s lovingly raised, even if we don’t live under the same roof. And the distance makes us. Sometimes physically separated, I always love him and it’s up to me to let him know that he will be the one he can rely on to help guide him. “
The 39-year-old concludes his statement by sharing much of what he discovered when he was a father. “What I’ve learned in life is that paternity isn’t the image of a monolith that looks the same in every home. Each relationship is different. What I’m worried about Xavier is his love. All you have to do is always know what is being done. “
Besides Xavier, Wade has three children. He shares Ziawade, 19, and 14-year-old Ziawade with his ex-wife, Siovon Fanches. Wade and Fantis married from 2002 to 2007 after a former Miami Heat player filed for divorce. The divorce was later confirmed in 2010.
Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union welcome Kaavia James Union Wade in 2018 through a surrogate.
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