Raising kids is tough, but when one parent's past affects their parenting, it can be even more challenging. In this post, a concerned husband shares how his wife's past impacts their children's upbringing. He suggests that she needs therapy to become the mom their kids deserve, but his wife isn't talking to him now. Was he in the wrong? Reddit users weigh in on this controversial topic. Read to learn more.
Husband Suggests Wife Needs Therapy To Be The Mom Their Kids Deserve
A husband reflects on his wife's difficult upbringing and parenting style.
Husband pressures wife into parenting, ignoring daughters' interests. 🤷
Helping a child with anxiety in social situations can be tough 😔
Birthday party plans backfire when daughter refuses to participate 🎉🚫
Husband belittles wife's concern about their kids' childhood choices.
Husband suggests therapy for wife to be a better mom
Did he cross a line? AITA for suggesting therapy? 🤔
👩👧👧Husband suggests wife get therapy to be the mom their kids deserve
A husband is seeking advice on whether he overstepped by suggesting that his wife needs therapy to be the mom their kids deserve. The wife had a rough childhood, so she overcompensates by trying to give their daughters the childhood she never had. However, the husband is concerned that his wife is not allowing their daughters to have the childhood they want. The oldest daughter has severe anxiety and hates crowds, but the wife insisted on having a birthday party that made her very uncomfortable. The husband suggested that the wife needs therapy to be the best mom for their daughters. Have you been in a similar situation? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments below.
NTA, Wife needs therapy to heal from childhood trauma affecting kids.
Wife's overcompensation for her poor childhood is hurting the kids. NTA.
NTA poster and others share their traumatic experiences with controlling parents.
Wife's overcompensating behavior may be abusive, therapy is needed ASAP.
Father seeks advice on how to protect his anxious daughter from wife's torment. Replies show empathy and understanding for the daughter's situation.
Commenter suggests therapy for wife's unhealthy behavior towards kids.
NTA. Addressing parenting issues for the sake of the children 🧒👧
Empathetic comment suggests therapy for wife to be a better mom. 👍
Childhood trauma can affect parenting, therapy could help. NAH.
Toxic parenting cycle continues, daughter unhappy and unimportant. 😢
Daughter forced into dance supports NTA's stance on therapy.
Don't project past trauma onto your kids. NTA.
Husband suggests wife needs therapy for vicariously living through kids 😕
Commenter shares personal experience, advises therapy for wife ASAP 💔
Parenting is a tough job, but ignoring your children isn't right. 🤔
Therapy for everyone! NTA needs to explain mom's actions. 😊
NTA stands up for his daughters' well-being 💪
Encourage empathy and support when suggesting therapy to your partner ❤️
Encouraging support for standing up to spouse's harmful behavior. 👍
Liberating to mute toxic parent. Wife needs therapy to change.
Both partners working on self-improvement 💪👩❤️👨
Parenting expectations vs. reality. Kids are humans, not props. ✨
Putting kids first is tough, but therapy can benefit all. 👨👩👧👦
Encouraging comment suggests therapy for wife to improve parenting skills.
NTA commenter advises therapy for wife prioritizing ideal childhood over kids
Be mindful of your words when suggesting therapy. 💬
A heartwarming suggestion to heal the wife's childhood traumas 💕
Encouraging response to tough parenting decision. 👍
Prioritizing emotional health in parenting, not being the a**hole
Navigating differences in parenting values with empathy and patience 😌
Demanding help for a loved one's flaws is tough 💪
Encouraging comment about prioritizing children's desires over parents' dreams.
Breaking the cycle of abuse: NTA suggests therapy for wife.
Husband suggests therapy for wife's parenting, commenters agree but criticize approach 😬
A fair critique with a hurtful end. 🤔
Supportive husband gets praise for tough love parenting approach ❤️
Prioritizing your kids' well-being is important. Therapy can help. 💪
Parental overcompensation can be harmful in the long run 😕
Encouraging NTA comment suggests therapy could help wife understand her behavior
Suggesting family therapy is a great idea! 👍
Husband's comment hurt wife, but both resort to emotional abuse. ESH.
Navigating motherhood can be tough 😢
Breaking the cycle: NTA suggests therapy for wife's childhood trauma 👪💔
Wife's childhood obsession could harm the kids. NTA.
Supportive comment applauds tough decision for family's well-being 👏
Commenter calls out bad parenting, suggests therapy for delusional mom 💁♀️
Breaking the cycle of abuse is difficult, therapy helps. NTA!
NTA comment praises husband's suggestion for wife's parenting skills 👍
Overbearing parenting can lead to resentment. NTA for suggesting therapy.
Wife gets validation for not needing therapy to be mom 👍
Encouraging empathy and self-reflection, a refreshing NTA comment.
Child of similar situation warns wife of consequences. 😔
Parenting or living vicariously? 🤔 NTA.
Encourage self-care and fun activities, NTA comment suggests 🎉
NTA comment gets backlash: 'Seriously? Bit strong' 🤔
Husband's good intentions met with poor communication skills. YTA.
Child of emotionally unavailable parent supports husband's therapy suggestion 💡👍
Encouraging therapy for better parenting. 💆♀️💆♂️
Not the a**hole for prioritizing therapy for good parenting 👏
Let your kids have a happy childhood. NTA 👍
Understanding and accommodating a child's needs, NTA recommends therapy.
Prioritizing your own enjoyment over your child's feelings is cruel 😔
Commenter is not the a**hole for suggesting therapy.
NTA, but wife needs therapy to be a better mom 😕
Valuable wake-up call for wife's parenting. NTA.
NTA. Communication is key in raising kids 👍
Letting kids be themselves is key to good parenting 👍
Wife needs therapy for living vicariously through kids. NTA.
Empathetic reply to NTA's personal experience with similar situation.
Protect your kids and get therapy for yourself and daughter 💪
Husband's honest feedback hurts wife, needs support and patience ❤️
Support for husband's tough love approach to parenting. 🙌
Parenting criticisms escalate to therapy suggestion; YTA for approach 🔥
Breaking the cycle of trauma with unconditional love ❤