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How do you react when your teen bad-mouths your DH/SO?


Asked by ss_mom at 5:57 PM on Mar. 2, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • It does not happen. We run a strict home such that our daughters know that such behaviour is not tolerated .

    Answer by janet116 at 6:23 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • My children don't bad mouth their father, my husband.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 6:28 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • It really depends on what triggered the issue on how I handle it.

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 7:10 PM on Mar. 2, 2011

  • My husband (their father) handled that when it happened (VERY RARELY...once for our now 24yo, none for our now 23yo, once for our now 20yo and none for our now 19yo) and then I backed him up....and enforced their groundings when he was at work. Ditto for the ONE time that one of my sons (now 20yo) decided to show me disrespect....I took care of it and my husband backed me up.

    Answer by tracylynnr67 at 7:57 PM on Mar. 2, 2011