🤯 Dad Puts Wife in Her Place After She Calls Their Son 'Mediocre' 😲

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Meet a highly educated couple with a son, Caleb, who has just started law school. While the dad values a well-rounded education, the mom is all about grades and discipline. But when Caleb's performance in German class didn't meet mom's expectations, things took a dramatic turn. 😱🍿

The Power Couple 💼

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Meet Caleb, the Star 🌟

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Dad's Well-Rounded Approach 🌐

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Mom's Strict Standards 📚

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Caleb's Law School Journey ⚖️

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A Fourth Language? 🇩🇪

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Caleb's Determination 💪

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Dad's Supportive Stance 🤗

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Mom's Furious Reaction 😡

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Caleb's Emotional Breakdown 😢

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Mom Blames Dad's 'Weak Parenting' 🙄

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Dad's Fiery Comeback 🔥

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The Aftermath: Couch Life 🛋️

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Dad Defends Son from 'Mediocre' Accusation 🛡️

When Caleb's mom called him 'mediocre' for not acing his German class, his dad couldn't stay quiet. He reminded her that she only speaks one language, making her the 'mediocre' one in the family. Now, Dad's sleeping on the couch, but he stands by his defense of their son. 😤✊ Let's dive into the internet's reactions to this heated family drama.

Commenters offer support and advice for son struggling with anxiety.

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👍 Dad defends son against wife's unfair criticism of grades.

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Parents sharing their own experiences with toxic parenting and the need for therapy

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Don't let anyone remove you from your own bed. Stand up!

SomeCallMeTiimm | SomeCallMeTiimm

NTA defends son's independence from overbearing mother with support.

ItsNa_Na | ItsNa_Na

Supportive comments on son's academic achievements and warning against negative impact of pressure.

mongoooses | mongoooses

NTA. Wife calls son 'mediocre' for getting A's and B's.

fireyoshi4 | fireyoshi4

🤨 Controlling parents grounding a college kid? NTA for sure.

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Encouraging Caleb to establish boundaries with his toxic mother. 💪

FloppyEaredDog | FloppyEaredDog

Don't let your perfectionism ruin your relationship with your child 🙏

mzpljc | mzpljc

Dad defends son, shuts down wife's insult. #FamilyFirst 👨🏻‍👦🏻👤

RodakTV | RodakTV

NTA comment shuts down wife's insult towards their son 🔥

AnnieJack | AnnieJack

Let Caleb handle his own college education and life choices 💪

Cylem234 | Cylem234

Encouraging words for a stressed-out, highly accomplished son. 🙌

reclaimation | reclaimation

Tiger parenting debate: Is 8/10 a bad grade? 😱

Wasabi_Gamer26 | Wasabi_Gamer26

Defending son's worth over grades, NTA shuts down wife's criticism 🙌

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NTA commenter offers insightful advice on parenting and relationships 👍

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Don't let anyone bring you down. You are capable 💪

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Commenter expresses disgust towards post's smug tone 🤢

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Commenter suspects the story is fake due to over-the-top details 🤔

Tortillasqueen | Tortillasqueen

Pressure to be perfect can have serious consequences. 💔

Majestic-Fix8638 | Majestic-Fix8638

Don't suffocate your child with unrealistic expectations. Seek help. 🙏

WiseBat | WiseBat

Don't let your child burn out. NTA 👍

Murderbunny13 | Murderbunny13

👍 Dad defends son against criticism, earns NTA judgement.

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Concerned commenter suggests helping son escape overbearing mother's pressure 🏃‍♂️💨

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Protective dad stands up for son against harsh criticism. 👏

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A modern man doesn't sleep on the couch. NTA.

TheRatKingZadrun | TheRatKingZadrun

Doubting authenticity, commenter calls out couple's communication issues. ESH 🤷‍♂️

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Dad defends son against wife's pressure to be exceptional. ESH.

Eskim0jo3 | Eskim0jo3

👏 Stand up for your son and shut down toxic parenting.

GreekAmericanDom | GreekAmericanDom

NTA, but mom's constant criticism may burn the kid out 😕

WholeAd2742 | WholeAd2742

Encourage, don't pressure. Seek therapy if necessary. 🙏🏻

spacemomalien | spacemomalien

NTA. Empathetic comment supporting the OP's situation and questioning wife's behavior.

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Supportive comment, glad the kid has a good parent 👍

MPG27 | MPG27

Encouraging support for son's mental health and education. 👏

pizza_danger | pizza_danger

NTA. Dad defends son against wife's harmful behavior. 🙌

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Dad defends son, shuts down wife's insult. #FamilyGoals 👨‍👦

AGayAndHisViszla | AGayAndHisViszla

Encourage wife to work through insecurities, value kindness and love ❤️

No_Suspect_6603 | No_Suspect_6603

👍 Parenting advice: Don't set outrageous expectations for your child. #NTA

TheShapeOfColor | TheShapeOfColor

Overbearing parents? NTA dad stands up for his son 👏

Dreemee-DeNitemare | Dreemee-DeNitemare

Parenting advice from a behavioral psychologist in the comments 👨🏻‍🟫

DarthMomma_PhD | DarthMomma_PhD

College is a time to challenge people. Mental health matters.

kajigger_desu | kajigger_desu

Protective dad defends son from harsh criticism by wife. 💪

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Defending son against emotional abuse. 👏

blueyduck | blueyduck

Encouraging comment on learning German, NTA judgement. 🇩🇪

ifellinahole09 | ifellinahole09

Law school is mediocre? Screw me and my IT skills 😅. NTA, perfection pressure sucks. Good luck OP.

cyberman0 | cyberman0

Commenter defends son's achievements, calls out wife's unrealistic expectations 💪

Yogirll | Yogirll

Parental involvement in adult children's grades: too much or helpful?

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Commenter praises OP's writing style despite potential trolling accusations.

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Mom wants to ground 18-year-old law student for a B+. 😱

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Commenter questions education of person giving advice 🤔

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Savvy tip for couples sharing a bed 😎

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NTA defends son's happiness over wife's obsession with perfection. 😊

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Parental pressure on grades can harm relationships with children 😢

Severe-Performance11 | Severe-Performance11

Encouraging mediocrity isn't bad, prioritize son's mental health instead. 👍

brandidge | brandidge

Doctorate holder reminds parent to appreciate child's uniqueness. 👏

User_Typical | User_Typical

Raising a happy child is more important than raising a prodigy 🙌🏻

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Commenter questions why son's mediocrity wasn't addressed earlier. 🤔

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Supportive comment defends son's 8/10 grade and criticizes wife's standards 👏

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Standing up against emotional abuse. You're a hero! 💪

No_Performance8733 | No_Performance8733

Misunderstanding about law school grades leads to judgement and advice.

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