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Over sensitive or just annoying FIL

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Charecter20 Thu 08-Aug-19 06:42:38

I’m 8 days PN from my first baby. I hadn’t even left the hospital yet and my FIL was asking me when I’m going back to work. I work in a busy London hospital. Shift work, nights and weekends. I explained maternity leave many times whilst pregnant and said not for Atleast 6 months each time. But every time he asks he has a go about earning my own money and going back.

I don’t live off my partner. We both work full time. Have a joint mortgage etc but none of that is his business anyway. It just winds me up how he thinks I should put my baby in a nursery at a few days old to go back to work. It’s all he goes on about. He’s not old either late 50s but has a odd outlook on things and if you question it he has a go and gets annoyed and makes out you’re the problem. But if you don’t he just goes on and on. It’s getting to the point I don’t want to see them at all. He made a comment the other day which he keeps repeating about how having a ginger baby would be awful. Full well knowing I’m a red head and so is pretty much my whole family and the baby probably will be too. When I said I wouldn’t care what colour hair the baby has asking as it’s healthy he glared at me. I don’t know if it’s just me or is this not normal behaviour?

My partner is used to it but agrees with me it’s strange but says he’s always been that way and to ignore it. But I don’t want my baby around attitude like that. Or Am I being sensitive

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