Man Calls Wife Crazy After Outburst Towards Son

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A man's wife's OCD tendencies have become a point of contention in their relationship, especially since their son was born. When the son accidentally spills milk on the carpet, the wife screams at him, causing the man to intervene. After a heated argument, the man calls his wife crazy.

Now, he's wondering if he went too far. Was he the a**hole? Read the full story to find out.

Living with a perfectionist wife and a son named Robby

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

When OCD takes over, walking on eggshells becomes routine 😖

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

When clean becomes unhealthy, it's time to talk 🤔

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Heartbreaking story of a boy's isolation due to hygiene concerns.

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Robby's innocent request causes chaos for cleaning-obsessed mom 🤯

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Mom's reaction to spilled milk shocks husband 😲

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Mother's outburst terrifies son over spilt milk 😢

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Mom's outburst over spilled milk leaves family on edge 😬

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Parenting differences cause conflict: Wife vs. Husband perspectives.

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Father reaches breaking point with wife's behavior towards son 😔

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Wife's silent treatment after son's outburst leads to isolation.

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

Husband defends son, wife stops cleaning, now AITA?

throwracleaning_prob | throwracleaning_prob

When OCD tendencies go too far: A father's defense

A father's concern for his son's well-being and his wife's perfectionism collide in a dramatic outburst. Read on to find out how this family navigates this challenging situation.

NTA. Wife's behavior is abusive and son needs therapy. Get help.

InkGeode | InkGeode

Protect your son from abuse. Wife needs therapy. NTA.

Issyswe | Issyswe

Commenter advises dad to take son and leave his mentally ill wife.

big_dickslap | big_dickslap

Wife's parenting is concerning, seek professional help as a family 💆‍♂️

ElectricMoccoson | ElectricMoccoson

OCD is not an excuse for abusive behavior towards a child. Wife is TA.

OneOfManyAnts | OneOfManyAnts

Parenting partner's mental health affecting child's well-being. ESH.

b3jabbers | b3jabbers

Child's well-being should be top priority. NTA. 👍

rabbithole-xyz | rabbithole-xyz

Commenter calls out toxic environment and suggests therapy for wife 👍

tommy_guitarist | tommy_guitarist

ESH. Wife's untreated OCD caused emotional abuse. Seek treatment ASAP 🚨.

ZephyrValkyrie | ZephyrValkyrie

Living with OCD is difficult for all involved. Professional help needed.

ToomuchLego1234 | ToomuchLego1234

Wife's cleaning obsession goes too far, son suffers. NTA suggests therapy.

AMadManWithAPlan | AMadManWithAPlan

Mother's excessive obsession over cleanliness is terrifying for her son 😨

McIntrovert_ | McIntrovert_

Supporting a spouse with OCD while setting boundaries for child.

Universitylcy9319 | Universitylcy9319

Protect your son from her BS more. He's your son 👨🏻‍🎤

joeswastedtime | joeswastedtime

Heartbreaking account of wife's outburst towards son. NTA.

Quiet-Speech-56 | Quiet-Speech-56

Son abused for years due to father's lack of action

JanusIsBlue | JanusIsBlue

Ignoring wife's mental illness harms son, ESH. 😐

Careful_Swan3830 | Careful_Swan3830

Commenter calls out parent's neglect in abusive household. 😔

TeaLoverGal | TeaLoverGal

Supporting mental health is important. 🧠

smeghead9916 | smeghead9916

Coping with a mentally unwell spouse with OCD is tough 💪

lumoslomas | lumoslomas

Child traumatized by wife's outburst, needs therapy ASAP. Seek help.

Thick_Occasion7404 | Thick_Occasion7404

Supporting mental health is key to a happy family ❤️

DysmorphiaBarbie | DysmorphiaBarbie

Tough love and therapy helped me manage my OCD compulsions.

ChemistryAdorable212 | ChemistryAdorable212

Protect your child from abuse. NTA. 👏

DocJ98 | DocJ98

Support for husband dealing with wife's mental health struggles 🙏

zakuvsbr | zakuvsbr

Parenting is tough, but calling your spouse crazy isn't okay 🤔

Notbot9920 | Notbot9920

Commenter shows empathy towards mentally ill wife's outburst. 💙


Understanding OCD: A treatable disorder that needs specialized therapy 💆‍♀️

Soitgoes_soitgoes_ca | Soitgoes_soitgoes_ca

Advocate for your wife and son to get therapy 💆‍♀️💆‍♂️

allenna | allenna

Parenting gone wrong: Discussion on dealing with child's mistakes.

dazedkatwoman | dazedkatwoman

Mental illness is no excuse for traumatizing your child. 💔

Accomplished_Trip_ | Accomplished_Trip_

Husband hits limit after wife bullies son. NTA but wife needs help. 😔

B4pangea | B4pangea

Protect your son from trauma, seek professional help for wife 🙏

Ellamation | Ellamation

Parenting advice given with empathy and understanding 👪❤️

waxillium_ladrian | waxillium_ladrian

Validating anxiety but toxic behavior. Son's well-being check needed.

Salty-Math-1469 | Salty-Math-1469

Protecting son from abusive behavior; wife needs therapy or divorce 💔

ghoulogy_13 | ghoulogy_13

Let's all go to therapy! 🙌

BDiddy_420 | BDiddy_420

Son's fear of mother warrants professional help, not name-calling.

Working-Kangaroo-639 | Working-Kangaroo-639

Spouse insults and parenting woes. Everyone sucks here. 🤦‍♂️

ohsogreen | ohsogreen

Traumatized by mother's OCD, urging husband to get wife help 💔

OneSkill4654 | OneSkill4654

Protect your son from abusive behavior. Therapy can help 💪

czndra67 | czndra67

Supporting a struggling spouse while prioritizing your son’s well-being 😔❤️

Ejclincoln | Ejclincoln

Both parents need help before their child suffers more 🙁

NeeliSilverleaf | NeeliSilverleaf

Lack of support and unhealthy behavior lead to family conflict 💔

littlefiddle05 | littlefiddle05

Protective dad defends son from abusive wife, seeks counseling 💪

holden204 | holden204

Don't cry over spilt milk! NTA for calling her crazy

ChillerIsMyName | ChillerIsMyName

Addressing OCD and abuse towards son, seek help asap 🙏

ohyoushiksagoddess | ohyoushiksagoddess

Encouraging therapy for spouse's concerning behavior. 🧘

Dequan_Douglas | Dequan_Douglas

Recognize issues early, seek help, avoid traumatizing children. 💔

iAmHopelessCom | iAmHopelessCom

Support for husband dealing with wife's outburst 🤝

jtillery1 | jtillery1

Supporting mental health while setting boundaries 💪

matadero22 | matadero22

Isolation as a way of discipline: Yay or Nay? 🤔

innedofadvice2 | innedofadvice2