Dad Tells Wife to 'Get Over Herself' and Support Their Trans Son 😲

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Imagine having a child who's struggling with their identity, and one parent refuses to accept them for who they are. That's the heartbreaking situation one dad is facing. His wife is refusing to accept their transgender son, even after years of therapy and discussions. The father has had enough and finally told his wife to 'get over herself' and support their son, leading to a tense standoff between the couple. 💔😔

Child's Struggle Since Age 8 🌟

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Therapy and Bonding Time ⏰

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Dad's Acceptance, Mom's Denial 😕

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Wife Clings to 'Daughter' 🙅‍♀️

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Years of Conversations 🗣️

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Wife's Attempts to Convince Son 🚧

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Refusing to Use Chosen Name 😒

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Facebook Drama 📱

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Dad Steps In 💪

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Telling Wife to Get Over Herself 😤

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Wife's Emotional Response 😢

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Accusations of Insensitivity 🥺

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Tense Household 🏠

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Sister's Opinion 🧐

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Dad's Doubts 😟

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A Father's Fight for His Trans Son 🥊

In a world where acceptance is key, one father is doing everything he can to support his transgender son. Despite years of therapy and discussions, his wife continues to deny their son's identity. The situation escalates when the father tells his wife to 'get over herself' and support their son, leading to a tense standoff. While some may argue that the father's approach was insensitive, it's clear that he's fighting for his son's happiness and well-being. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🌐🤔

Supporting trans child is crucial, wife needs to understand ASAP 🙏

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Supportive comments for dad of trans son dealing with unsupportive wife

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Agreement and support for accepting a trans child 👏

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Fatherhood is not defined by gender. NTA for supporting son.

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Supportive comment and replies applaud OP for standing up for son 👏

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Supportive dad stands up for trans son against unsupportive wife 👏

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Supportive dad defends trans son against unsupportive mother 👏

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Mother's grief over son's transition, but NTA suggests therapy 💛


Supportive comment applauds dad for accepting trans son despite wife's denial 👏

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NTA for not tolerating wife's 'mourning' over trans son 🙌

SuGaRPaPio | SuGaRPaPio

Trans son praises dad's support and suggests therapy for wife ❤️

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Supporting your trans child is crucial. NTA for doing so. 👏

budywudy9 | budywudy9

Supporting your trans child is more important than 'losing a daughter' 🚩

nymphorical | nymphorical

Trans man and commenter agree: 'mourning' narrative is harmful 🚫

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Fatherly love is not inferior to motherly love. 💕

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Commenter praises OP for supporting trans son, suggests therapy for wife.

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Supportive comment suggests therapy to aid transition process. 🙌

malac7 | malac7

Supportive comment on handling trans son's transition, encourages wife's acceptance.

primalgiratina | primalgiratina

Highlighting the importance of supporting trans youth 🙌

earthmann | earthmann

Father's unwavering support for trans son wins hearts ❤️

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Commenter defends dad supporting trans son, calls mom TA 🔥

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A trans commenter praises the dad for supporting his son, while criticizing the mother for refusing to accept her child's gender identity and using transphobic language. The commenter also points out the sexist nature of the mother's behavior and suggests resources for her to educate herself and seek support.


Parent's acceptance and support is crucial for a trans child 👍

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Supportive comment shuts down harmful gender stereotypes 👏

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A man empathizes with the dad and supports his trans son. 👏

Odindemonic | Odindemonic

Supportive comment to trans son, with advice for conflicted wife 👏

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Trans commenter shares experience and advises acceptance for trans son 👍

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Supportive comment suggests therapy for wife to accept trans son 👏

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NTA. It's not about losing a child, it's about supporting them 👏

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Dad praised for supporting trans child over unsupportive wife 👏

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Commenter supports dad's decision to support trans son. NTA 👍

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Commenter argues wife loves false idea of trans son. 🤔

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NTA comment suggests therapy for unsupportive wife 🙏

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NTA. Commenter applauds dad for supporting trans son over wife's grief.

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Supporting your child's identity should not come at a cost 🙏

Megcmac | Megcmac

Supportive comment validates trans son's struggle, calls out unsupportive mother. 👏

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Trans man empathizes with son, plans to cut off unsupportive parent. 😢

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Supportive comment calling out transphobia with NTA acronym 👏

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Encourage education for wife on trans issues with Netflix doc 📺

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Supporting their trans son is top priority, NTA.

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Supportive comment from a trans person, offering DM support 👍

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Mother's ignorance and toxic behavior could kill the relationship. NTA 👏

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Supportive comment reminds mother that she has a child to love 💜

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Supporting their trans son is more important than her discomfort. 👏

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Supportive comment receives agreement from others. 👍

The_DaHowie | The_DaHowie

Supportive comment about a trans son and advice for the father 👏

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Mother defends father's support for trans son, calls out wife's selfishness 👏

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Supportive comment defends son's transition, urges wife's acceptance ❤

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Trans son praises dad for support, calls out wife's transphobia 👏

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Supportive comment receives no backlash, encourages therapy for wife.

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Supportive comment suggests therapy for unsupportive mother of trans son 👏

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Supportive comment shuts down unsupportive wife with humor 😂

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Supportive comment suggests therapy for wife in accepting son's identity.

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Challenging the bond between mothers and children 🤔

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Supportive comment from a trans man with advice for parents. 👍

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👍 Dad gets support for accepting his trans son

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Put your child's happiness first, not your own discomfort. 🙌

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👏🏼 Applauding a supportive parent for their acceptance of their child's identity

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Trans person calls out gaslighting and manipulation towards trans son 👏

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Supportive dad shuts down wife's bigotry towards trans son 👏

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Supportive dad helps trans son, suggests therapy for wife 👍

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Mother's refusal to accept trans son is unacceptable and toxic 😠

BookWormWolf888 | BookWormWolf888

Supporting their trans son leads to family conflict. NTA wins.

Kat122697 | Kat122697

Supporting a trans child can be difficult, therapy can help 🙏

SassyBSN | SassyBSN

Supportive commenters agree that the mom's behavior is unacceptable. 👍

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Supportive dad praised for accepting his trans son 👍

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Supportive comment applauds son's bravery and encourages acceptance ❤️

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Supporting a trans child is non-negotiable. NTA stands firm.

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