She Mail: Husband Wants To Stop Mom-To-Be’s Potty Mouth
Here is this morning’s question:
My husband and I have been fighting about something lately and I was hoping you and Tony could settle this for us once and for all.
HE tells me that I cuss too much. He’s picked on me about it for years, but he was usually just teasing. Well now I’m pregnant and he’s really getting on my case. He says that it’s gross to hear a pregnant woman talk like I do and that I need to be cleaning up my language before our baby is born.
I think he’s being stupid and don’t understand why all of a sudden he’s bothered by something I’ve always done.
So who is right here?
Salty Mama & Cringing Husband
Tony & I feel that you two need to compromise. Salty Mama, you probably SHOULD start trying to clean up that dirty mouth of yours. Kids pick up on swear words quickly and they WILL use them at the most inopportune times. Learning to filter yourself as soon as possible will prove useful. Your husband needs to lay-off on the guilt-trips though. It’s not fair to expect someone to change overnight, especially something that you appear to enjoy so much! Just be gentle with each other and know that, when the time comes, you will BOTH be able to clean up that language!
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