Slacker and Steve - Should the kids be left with dad?

April 14, 2016

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Today's OPP is from Eric:


Yi guys,

My wife and I have 2 kids (they are 2 and 4). I can probably count the number of times she's left the kids alone with me on one hand. It doesn't matter what she's doing or how busy she is, she always takes the kids with her. Even if I'm just sitting on the couch watching TV. I have no problem watching the kids and have told her she can leave them with me when she runs out, but she always says it's just easier to take them with her. I don't get it. I feel like I'm a pretty good dad. I play with the kids when I get off work every night and I've never yelled at them or spanked them. I don't understand why she doesn't trust me with the kids. What could I have done? Help guys!



What’s your advice? 

Slacker and Steve - OPP: Wife Doesn't Trust Me With the Kids 4/14

Eric and his wife have a 2 and 4 year old. He loves to spend time with his kids and feels like he is a pretty good dad. He has noticed that his wife never leaves them alone with him even though he offers to watch them. He is confused and doesn’t understand why it seems like she doesn’t trust him. What’s your advice?