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"Your mum's fat and poor"

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Venacava Sat 06-Aug-11 13:54:18

Said to me by my 'd'p just now. I had commented that he was behaving like his dad today- his dad is notoriously grumpy and bad tempered and this was the response I got.

In a weeks time we are going on a holiday with my parents. They have arranged their holiday around his 2 weeks off from studying (and so incurring summer holiday rates) and are paying for me and him to go with them. Costing them at least £600+ each. My parents are not rolling in it but they are good people, have worked hard to pay off their mortgage.

He obviously thinks his parents are somehow better- living in a moderate house in cornwall that is falling apart and they are struggling to pay the mortgage on.

It has just really hit a nerve. After all my parents have done for him and this is what he thinks of them.

ShoutyHamster Sat 06-Aug-11 13:57:44

He should be ashamed of himself.

Say to him what you wrote above.

And then point out that you can forget all about money/housing etc. - a far more important consideration is the fact that his parents seem to have brought up a rude, arrogant little squirt - now that's REALLY something to be proud of eh?

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