Parent Repeatedly Calls My Son the Wrong Name, AITA for Yelling?

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What would you do if a parent kept calling your child the wrong name despite being corrected multiple times? This is the predicament one father found himself in, and after weeks of trying to correct the mistake, he finally lost his temper.

In a heated exchange during pickup, the father confronted the mother and ended up shouting at her. The incident was serious enough that the school called the father in for a meeting. The father is now wondering how to handle the situation.

Was he in the wrong for yelling, or was he justified in his frustration? Read on to find out how this situation unfolds and whether the father was the a**hole or not.

When a parent can't get their child's name right...

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Mom repeatedly calls son wrong name, I yelled, AITA? 🤔

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Struggling with someone misnaming your child? Here's one solution!

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Setting the record straight, A parent's name mix-up and correction.

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Parent refusing to call child by correct name, causing conflict ⚡

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Struggling with a name mix-up, parent loses temper.

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Parent calls son wrong name, AITA for yelling? 🤔

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Navigating disrespect towards my son, AITA for yelling? 🔥

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Parent calls child wrong name, finds out other child also affected.

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Misnaming someone's child- a simple mistake or disrespectful behavior?

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Navigating new social circles as parents, 🤔 how to handle?

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New friendship formed despite awkward encounter with wrong name.

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Wife stands up against BS, inconvenient but necessary. 👏

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Parent confronts school over name mix-up, principal taken aback 😳

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Awkward aftermath of yelling at parent for wrong name mishap 😬

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Parent yells at mom for repeatedly calling their son the wrong name 😠

What would you do if someone kept calling your child the wrong name? For this parent, it was the last straw when the mom of one of his son's classmates repeatedly called him by the wrong name. Despite correcting her multiple times, the mom continued to call the child Robert instead of Robin.

After trying to reason with her and even introducing himself, the mom still refused to use the correct name. Fed up with the constant disrespect, the parent finally yelled at the mom in front of a teacher. Now, they are left wondering if they were too sensitive or if they should demand an apology for the constant disrespect.

In a small update, they discovered that the mom also called another child by the wrong name. Read on to find out how the situation was resolved and whether or not the parent received an apology.

NTA parent seeks action against volunteer parent for gender bias.

Status-Pattern7539 | Status-Pattern7539

Parent volunteer bullies child by calling the wrong name, NTA for defending.

PetuniaGoBlue | PetuniaGoBlue

Parent repeatedly calls wrong name, commenter wonders if it's intentional 🤔

No_Carob2670 | No_Carob2670

Retired principal approves fact-based approach to sexist volunteer. Humorous suggestion included.

magnus_the_fish | magnus_the_fish

Defend your child from an adult who oversteps 🛡️

rotatingruhnama | rotatingruhnama

Rename the volunteer to Cheryl or Steven to get back at her.

AorticMishap | AorticMishap

NTA parent rightfully angry after correcting son's name repeatedly ignored. 😤

Dilly_Dally4 | Dilly_Dally4

Fight discrimination, not yelling. NTA for standing up.

ttnl35 | ttnl35

Sassy suggestions for dealing with a name-calling parent 🤣

Speedy_Dragon46 | Speedy_Dragon46

Respect your son's identity. Don't apologize for getting upset! 🙅‍♂️

KrisTDawn1985 | KrisTDawn1985

Parent deliberately harasses child with wrong name, NTA for demanding respect 🙌

Inconceivable44 | Inconceivable44

Demand accountability for misnaming son, don't be defensive. 💥

vampirelord567 | vampirelord567

Stand up for your son's name, NTA. 👏

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Standing up for your child's name, NTA and deserved apology 🙌

the_cat_whiskerer00 | the_cat_whiskerer00

Robin is a perfectly good male name 🙄 NTA

Smudgikins | Smudgikins

Standing up for your child's name, NTA but shouting not ideal 🙅‍♂️

Irish_beast | Irish_beast

Dress as Batman and get the last laugh. 🦇

Aviendha3711 | Aviendha3711

Father stands up for his son's name, NTA 🙌

Walking_wolff | Walking_wolff

Defend your son's name with confidence and stay calm. NTA 🙌

AliceReadsThis | AliceReadsThis

Demanding an apology for wrong name calling, NTA 👍

HanaBothWays | HanaBothWays

Standing up for your child's name, NTA wins the day 🙌

Jakaal | Jakaal

Parent calls child wrong name, causing distress. NTA seeks advice.

Zonegypsy | Zonegypsy

Calling out gender bias, NTA for correcting son's name.

Salamander_9 | Salamander_9

Demanding respect for your child's name, NTA 🙌

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Standing up for your son's name - NTA and great advice!

zeladfan471 | zeladfan471

Volunteer calls child wrong name, NTA yells, valid concern raised 👀

bumblebee7310 | bumblebee7310

Advise to stand firm but polite when correcting misinformation. NTA 🙅‍♂️

Jazzlike_Tap8303 | Jazzlike_Tap8303

Expectant mother fears son's name being shortened, NTA for yelling.

Cherisse23 | Cherisse23

Don't apologize for reacting to being hurt. Stand your ground. 🙅‍♀️

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Respect your child's name, NTA for standing up.

Stranger0nReddit | Stranger0nReddit

Don't mess with a parent's child's name! 🤬

Shoereader | Shoereader

Stand up for your son, NTA. 🙌

bobbleheadache | bobbleheadache

Explaining the situation is enough, no need to apologize 😤

anonymousfriend222 | anonymousfriend222

Advocating for your child's name, NTA. 💪

RLuna911 | RLuna911

Mom constantly calls child wrong name, NTA for yelling 🤬

Churchie-Baby | Churchie-Baby

Stand up for your child's name, but apologize for yelling 😔

Nunchuckz007 | Nunchuckz007

Justified for being angry at teacher who changed son's name 🤬

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Parent volunteers as tribute, repeatedly calls Robin, NTA for correcting.

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Parent defends child's name, receives support, NTA.

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Parent repeatedly calls child wrong name, commenter debates malicious intent.

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Savage suggestion to deal with parent calling child wrong name 👀

nextCosmicBuffoon | nextCosmicBuffoon

Stand your ground! 💪 NTA for yelling at disrespectful parent.

SJoyD | SJoyD

Bring proof of his name: simple solution, not the a-hole 🤝

lotr_farin | lotr_farin

Standing up for yourself and being labeled the a**hole? Relatable. 🙄

crafty_and_kind | crafty_and_kind

Stand up for your son! NTA. 🙌

utter-ridiculousness | utter-ridiculousness

Student called wrong name for months, NTA for yelling.

fancy_monday | fancy_monday

Demand an apology with hella attitude! You're NTA. 💪

the_witchy_bitch_ | the_witchy_bitch_

This hilarious comment got me laughing out loud! 😂

Helionne | Helionne

Assertive OP stands up to entitled woman, demands apology 👊

caciclicel | caciclicel

Commenter makes a clever reference, but no replies to discuss.

456091 | 456091

Creative revenge ideas for name-calling parent, NTA wins!

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Commenter empathizes with OP but acknowledges yelling wasn't ideal 💁‍♀️

HCbumblebee | HCbumblebee

Agree, disruptive behavior shouldn't be tolerated in schools 🚫👎

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