Boyfriend foul language to dc

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Whatname2021 Tue 03-Aug-21 12:08:44

hi
Will keep brief. I am so mad and upset, feel like ending contact but would like your thoughts.

Boyfriend of 18months, recently introduced to do 7 and 5. Home after day out, kids had been little difficult in previous few days. Something happened that frightened dc as he wasn't expecting it, the act itself was not bad, just happened to frighten dc. Dc started to cry and came to me upset. Could see Boyfriend mouth Something in anger, but I didn't hear. My other dc then immediately said, Boyfriend called dc a whingey **. I was absolutely floored, dc that it was about didn't hear what was said but looked at me with a Terrible upset face and asked what did Boyfriend call me? I was so angry and upset but didn't want to cause upset in front of dc.

Werr staying at Boyfriend house that evening, there was obvious tension but he didn't say anything or apologise. When kids in bed i brought it up and expressed my feelings, he said he was so sorry and it just came out, he is finding it challenging at times.

I cannot shake what feels like an attack on my dc and my instinct is to protect them. I feel like ending relationship.

What would be your thoughts? This is a one off but I have sensed difficulty/ strain for a while

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Taliskerskye Tue 03-Aug-21 12:09:26

I would have walked out that afternoon.

mbosnz Tue 03-Aug-21 12:11:00

How do you know it's a one off? Are you going to make sure it's a one off, by making sure he doesn't get the opportunity to verbally abuse or otherwise, your children again? Personally, I'd have packed up my kids and gone that night, but I understand that it might have knocked you for six!

MorrisZapp Tue 03-Aug-21 12:11:23

I can't believe you have to ask this.

Was your own childhood abusive?

CuriousaboutSamphire Tue 03-Aug-21 12:11:24

Then end it. He obviously isn't ready to manage himself responsibly around kids.

Your feelings are valid. You can act on them if you choose to.

He can think what he likes about it. You can ignore him!

Unanananana Tue 03-Aug-21 12:11:44

Why are you even asking? You don't stick around. He called your small child a vile name and is already finding them challenging. Is that what you think they deserve to be subject to??

Dump the boyfriend and protect your children from it. Its not hard!

Stichintime Tue 03-Aug-21 12:13:39

I wouldn't tolerate this, even from the child's father. Your children come first

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BumBurnerBum Tue 03-Aug-21 12:14:57

Ugh that's awful. He has shown that he will always view your children as an inconvenience and a burden. He has upset your child. You need to show your children that you put them first and get rid of this person from all your lives.

Whatname2021 Tue 03-Aug-21 12:15:44

MorrisZapp yes I did have an abusive childhood. Also, when I ended my marriage he became v verbally abusive and in front of dc, so this has really cut.

They are challenging bundles of energy, the type that don't stop from 6.30/7am to 9pm, but I would never call them a name.

He said he got it totally wrong, apologisedz said he loves them and me

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DeathStare Tue 03-Aug-21 12:17:06

I can't believe you stayed!

Something happened that frightened dc as he wasn't expecting it, the act itself was not bad, just happened to frighten dc
What was this frightening thing OP? Did the boyfriend have something to do with it?

DufferMum Tue 03-Aug-21 12:17:51

Get out now, no nice man refers to any child in those terms

IveGotASongThatllGetOnYNerves Tue 03-Aug-21 12:18:08

I would end the relationship. No man is worth giving a second chance to hurt your kids to. If you believe this tension build up you describe followed by the abusive language to a young child is only ever going to be a one off, you are deluding yourself.

JackieWeaverHandforthCouncil Tue 03-Aug-21 12:18:28

This is not a situation where you should be dithering. Get rid. Today. After what you’ve heard could you trust him alone with them for more than 5 mins? If he can’t control his temper in front of their mother then imagine what he may be like when you’re not around.

You can never live with him either, if he can’t handle one evening, how’s he going to handle full time?

8monthsinandcranky Tue 03-Aug-21 12:18:37

Hold on… he called your DC that and you stayed at this house that night? F* that! angry You have to make your boundaries very clear from the offset when it comes to your kids.

This is why I’d never date again (despite only being in my late 20’s) if anything happened to DH I’d get myself a Labrador and live an uncomplicated life with my two smalls

BumBurnerBum Tue 03-Aug-21 12:18:39

He doesn't love them - he's only just met them.

He has very quickly shown you (and them) his true colours.

Armychefbethebest Tue 03-Aug-21 12:18:46

Walk away before the name calling escalates to a whack round the head to 'teach them a lesson' you didnt have control over your own childhood you do over theres , there are plenty of decent men out there who dont do this.

Whatname2021 Tue 03-Aug-21 12:18:54

I didn't have my car, I didn't want to create a scene of leaving with kids, having to get him to bring us home, kids would have been very upset and I didn't want to sense the tension.

He beeped car horn, dc wasn't expecting it

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BiscuitDrama Tue 03-Aug-21 12:19:20

A whingey what though?

Taliskerskye Tue 03-Aug-21 12:20:23

Just leave him ffs

Whatname2021 Tue 03-Aug-21 12:20:30

BiscuitDrama - hoor

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Unanananana Tue 03-Aug-21 12:20:53

Whatname2021

MorrisZapp yes I did have an abusive childhood. Also, when I ended my marriage he became v verbally abusive and in front of dc, so this has really cut.

They are challenging bundles of energy, the type that don't stop from 6.30/7am to 9pm, but I would never call them a name.

He said he got it totally wrong, apologisedz said he loves them and me

I hope you don't believe this shite.

He verbally abused your child. How can you find that attractive let alone want to tolerate it. Bizarre. History will repeat itself if you don't stop it now.

Taliskerskye Tue 03-Aug-21 12:21:04

What’s a hoor??

JackieWeaverHandforthCouncil Tue 03-Aug-21 12:21:26

He beeped car horn? so he has driving anger issues too? Sounds like a prize catch.

IveGotASongThatllGetOnYNerves Tue 03-Aug-21 12:21:33

Taliskerskye

What’s a hoor??

Whore

Whatname2021 Tue 03-Aug-21 12:21:52

Prostitute

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