On Reddit, a dad is being slammed after telling his 6-year-old daughter he thinks her identify is “silly” after she was bullied at school for it.
In his post, the daddy defined that his daughter, Mildred, got here residence from faculty upset after a classmate instructed her that her identify “appeared like a grandma.”
“She mentioned she did not like her identify anymore,” the dad wrote.
At first, he tried to sympathize together with his daughter, however he made issues worse when he admitted, “Yeah, I by no means preferred your identify both. I believed it was a silly identify once I first heard it, however everybody within the household thought it was okay, and I bought shot down. However on the intense aspect, you possibly can change it whenever you become older.”
“She checked out me in horror and mentioned, ‘You do not like my identify both?’ And he or she opened the door, crying, and ran inside earlier than I might catch her. She instructed her mom that I mentioned her identify was silly (one way or the other, she additionally forgot to say the child in her class who began it), and even after I defined the entire scenario to my spouse, she was mad and needed me to apologize,” he continued.
The dad refused to apologized, regardless that neither his daughter nor his spouse would converse to him.
“I am not too frightened about my daughter as a result of she’s 6, so she’ll most likely overlook it by tomorrow or like every week at most, however my spouse is absolutely mad at me proper now,” he wrote, asking Reddit if he was within the flawed.
Within the feedback part, Reddit slammed the dad and instructed him to apologize to the little lady.
“Uh, yeah… your daughter goes to recollect this even when she’s 6. Jeez, you actually are an enormous AH,” one consumer wrote.
“You simply sided with an elementary faculty bully. Congratulations,” another person commented.
“My mother mentioned my tooth have been ‘Bucky Beaver tooth’ ONCE, and I am 27 and nonetheless bear in mind…I used to be about 6 then, and that is nowhere close to as merciless as agreeing with a 6year previous bully a couple of child’s identify,” one other shared.
“Yeah, there isn’t a method she is going to overlook. Youngsters bear in mind stuff you would by no means assume they might. She’s going to recollect what her dad mentioned,” another person wrote.