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how do I convince my partner and child to stop saying f-ing,etc?

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cheapandchic Wed 03-Oct-12 09:24:24

my partner has a bit of a temper and he just cant seem to stop using bad language when he gets upset.

my 2 year old is now copying. I try to tell him they are bad words, and he seems to listen momentarily....but I cant get through to my partner.

He apologises and says he is wrong, but then does it again!!!
any suggestions? also what do you say to your children?

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 03-Oct-12 13:44:46

Think you need to talk to your DP when he is calm, perhaps have a look at what is causing his anger and what he can do about it.

There is no point trying to stop DS from swearing if he is hearing it at home IMHO. Monkey see, monkey do.

Marmiteisyummy Wed 03-Oct-12 14:11:10

Swear box as money box for DS?
I heard a 2 year old say the f word with intent at work (hospital). It was horrific and I was as appalled as you sound.
I really hope your DP can understand how damaging this is. At least if he apologies each time and has to do a penance (swear box) your DS will perhaps understand it's not acceptable.
Good luck

JiltedJohnsJulie Wed 03-Oct-12 14:21:13

Oh and perhaps telling DH how appalling other find it and how it could be limiting him socially.

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