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swearing - does your dh do it in front of your kids?

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sophy Sun 27-Feb-05 19:24:03

Mine does. All the time. And at them, as in 'F--- off you little b-----d.' Really starting to get to me.

Cod Sun 27-Feb-05 19:26:21

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golds Sun 27-Feb-05 19:26:59

Don't blame you, out of order IMO

NomDePlume Sun 27-Feb-05 19:27:33

No my DH doesn't

I agree with Cod, you need to tell him that it's not appropriate behaviour for a father (or any adult tbh)

Cod Sun 27-Feb-05 19:27:42

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Mosschops30 Sun 27-Feb-05 19:28:38

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snafu Sun 27-Feb-05 19:28:58



Totally unacceptable imo. Sorry, but I just can't understand how people can talk to their children like that.

sacha3taylor Sun 27-Feb-05 19:30:17

mine might drop the odd b---dy hell, but he never swears at them, and it is normally when he is trying to fix something

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 27-Feb-05 19:32:03

Dh does swear infront of dd but I do as well. We never swear at her. The other day we were saying how we should stop it because shes 17 months now and will start to pick it up.

Cod Sun 27-Feb-05 19:32:10

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ssd Sun 27-Feb-05 19:32:10

No, if my DH swore more than "bloody hell" in front of my kids I'd go mad at him.

ssd Sun 27-Feb-05 19:32:12

No, if my DH swore more than "bloody hell" in front of my kids I'd go mad at him.

Cod Sun 27-Feb-05 19:32:43

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snafu Sun 27-Feb-05 19:33:07

How old are your kids, sophy?

Mosschops30 Sun 27-Feb-05 19:33:08

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ssd Sun 27-Feb-05 19:33:08

sorry at the double typing, now I'm swearing at the computer!!

ssd Sun 27-Feb-05 19:33:41

sorry at the double typing, now I'm swearing at the computer!!

Cod Sun 27-Feb-05 19:33:57

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ssd Sun 27-Feb-05 19:34:28

I give up.............

Enid Sun 27-Feb-05 19:34:33

happymerryberries Sun 27-Feb-05 19:34:54

Spohy, I think that is awful of your dh

We don't swear at ours, I have occasionaly sworn, 'Bloody hell' in front of them, but not at them. When this has happened I have explained that I was in the wrong

Newbarnsleygirl Sun 27-Feb-05 19:36:19

My BIL's girlfriend said her sister used to use the word Parrott for some reason instead of swearing and I have to say it does work.

I hope people don't get the wrong impression of me now. I don't swear all the time. Honest.

Cod Sun 27-Feb-05 19:36:54

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morningpaper Sun 27-Feb-05 19:37:26

Sophy I assume you ask him not to? Does he have anger problems? I wouldn't tolerate this at all, it is really abusive language.

roisin Sun 27-Feb-05 19:39:06

Last week most days we have followed down the round a young lad (about 20) picking two young children up from our school; he's swearing at them all the way home. It really is heartbreaking, and I find it pretty offensive for myself and my children to overhear, let alone to imagine what that sort of attitude does to the poor children.

I do know the children, but I don't know if he's the dad of either of them or not.

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