I acquired tickets to the fiesta bowl and have been planning to take my DH for the past 2 weeks. But now I don't want to take him, I'd rather take my oldest DD, & this is why.
Last night he wanted to go out for new years, without me since we didn't have a sitter. I wanted him to stay home and ring in the new year with his wife and children. He kept "begging" and "whining" and saying if he staid home he'd just go to bed because he was tired, and he'd be home before I woke up...these were his reasons why he SHOULD go! Well he didn't go. He sat in our bedroom for over 7 hrs and pouted! He came out of the room twice...once to get food(because he didn't eat dinner when I made it 5 hrs earlier...part of his pouting) and then to shower. He did not come out once to play with the kids, or eat cookies with us, or talk about 2010 & what we hope for in 2011, or toast the new year at midnight. After midnight I made the kids go to bed, and he went in their room & talked to them for like 5 minutes. 5 minutes!! Out of 7 hrs that he was home and we were playing games & watching movies in the living room.
Now, not only do I not want to go the game with him because of his apparent distaste for spending time with me, if he's going to act like a child, then I'll treat him like a child. My kids don't get to go do fun things if they throw a fit & pout, why should this grown man? My DD would be much better company. I realize I could be the bigger person here, but I think that's overrated. Should I be the bigger person, or take my DD and actually have a good time?
Answer by youngmami07 at 2:31 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
Answer by scout_mom at 2:34 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
I think your right in the sense that if he's acting like a child you should treat him like a child!!
Answer by Crafty26 at 2:37 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
Answer by louise2 at 2:38 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
Answer by dutchcanadain at 2:40 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
Answer by admckenzie at 2:54 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
Answer by pixie_trix at 3:45 PM on Jan. 1, 2011
So it is not about the tickets? It is about his actions period. He sounds selfish to me, and immature. Piss him off and rip them up.
Answer by louise2 at 4:28 PM on Jan. 1, 2011