I've told my husband that our 3yo DS is old enough to start understanding when he's told things, and that DH needs to not tell him stuff if he's not going to follow through. Like telling him he'll bring him a juice when he gets out of work in the morning, and like telling him we'll go fishing this afternoon when DH wakes up from his nap (he works nights, but has sat. night off, so he takes a nap when he gets home, so that he can stay up until bedtime with the rest of us.)
I just went in to wake him, to tell him that it's going to rain this evening, so if we're taking DS fishing, we should go soon. Instead of getting up, he says "it's ok" and goes back to sleep. Apparently he doesn't want to get up and do what he told his son he'd do. It totally ticks me off that he's told his son he'll take him, and he's not following through. DS loves fishing, mostly because it's time he gets to spend with daddy. How do I tell DS we're not going? Or how do I get DH to realize he's being a jerk and needs to get up and spend time with his DS? I'm sure I'm more upset than DS is...but still...
Answer by pinkdragon36 at 2:23 PM on Apr. 16, 2011
I wouldn't tell my son shit. I would make my hub get up and tell him. I agree, it pees me off just reading that. Do what you say your going to or say nothing. I'm sorry that all I can offer is some computer hugs because I don't have any actual advice.
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