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Leaving husband looking after his own kids!

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peppajay Sat 11-Jun-16 18:59:18

So AIBU leaving my husband to look after the kids whilst I go out. He is so peeved coz the football is on and he doesn't do kids at the best of times. I know he was hoping would cancel and stay in. Apparently I am being very unfair to him as I know he can't cope and I don't seem to worry. This is the first time I have stood up to him and told him he has to look after his own kids for one night!!

Bambamrubblesmum Sat 11-Jun-16 19:00:34

Dry your eyes princess and get on with it would be my response.

limon Sat 11-Jun-16 19:00:35

What. The. Fuck. He's a knob.

MaudGonneMad Sat 11-Jun-16 19:01:12

he doesn't do kids at the best of times.

Says it all. What a waste of space as a father.

NadiaWadia Sat 11-Jun-16 19:02:12

He 'doesn't do kids'? Wow.

CrazyDuchess Sat 11-Jun-16 19:02:21

YANBU - how old are the kids?? (Not that this will make a blind bit of difference to my response)

OhMyGoddess Sat 11-Jun-16 19:02:29

Of course you're not unreasonable to leave a parent with his kids. What an arse.

FeckinCrutches Sat 11-Jun-16 19:03:06

He doesn't 'do' kids? How old are they?? What an utter waste of space. Tell him you don't 'do' husbands anymore and get rid.

MurphysChild Sat 11-Jun-16 19:04:03

Of course he can cope.

MurphysChild Sat 11-Jun-16 19:04:28

Enjoy your night out!

MrsMook Sat 11-Jun-16 19:04:49

Why did he agree to having children???

He is a parent. Looking after his children is part of his responsibilities.

Egosumquisum Sat 11-Jun-16 19:05:06

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molyholy Sat 11-Jun-16 19:07:22

He 'doesn't do kids' what a fucking waste of space. Why did he have multiple?

EveryoneElsesMumSaidYes Sat 11-Jun-16 19:07:54

What BamBam said.
What a tool

Hulababy Sat 11-Jun-16 19:08:45

and how sad for the children that their dad doesn't want to spend time with them on his own.

DD has always adored having time with her dad, on their own. Even now, at 14y and a teen she loves it. I can't imagine what it must be like to have such a disinterested dad.

peppajay Sat 11-Jun-16 19:09:30

I think he hopes that they will sit quietly but as they relish in his attention as he gives them very little I know they will play him up and it will all end in tears.

HermioneJeanGranger Sat 11-Jun-16 19:09:52

He sounds awful.

VestalVirgin Sat 11-Jun-16 19:10:47

Do you think they'll just have a TV dinner and watch the football?

This is probably what will happen, but that's not a reason to stay home. The children will survive.
(Unless they're three month old twins, or something, but I gather they're already weaned.)

underrugsswept Sat 11-Jun-16 19:11:37

Book a hotel and make a night of it!

Egosumquisum Sat 11-Jun-16 19:11:38

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YouTheCat Sat 11-Jun-16 19:12:52

Feed them lots of Haribo before you go out.

Egosumquisum Sat 11-Jun-16 19:13:05

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FeckinCrutches Sat 11-Jun-16 19:14:01

To be fair he's always been a bit of a knob PeppaJay I don't know how you put up with it.

Sallygoroundthemoon Sat 11-Jun-16 19:14:56

And you had children with him why?

Gottagetmoving Sat 11-Jun-16 19:18:32

Only an idiot would say YABU....Of course you aren't!
He is unreasonable not having done it before...lots of times!

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