So you going to court, and his lawyer asks if you are a drug addict. Or if you are an alcoholic. And you answer, No. He can then introduce the journals to impeach your testimony-- in other words, using them as a statement against interest to challenge the credibility of your statement.
How effective it is depends on the other strains of his case. The fact that he stole the journals is not entirely relevant in this circumstance... The fact that you wrote them is.
Better make sure you have a good custody lawyer on this case. You need to defuse this little bomb quickly, before his case takes that explosion and uses it to put wind in his sails. Good luck.
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