Father and son fighting
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â« Shawnn âªâ«â« - posted on 12/18/2015
Depending on the age of the boy, this is not uncommon. You need to stay out of the middle, but remind the boy of house rules, etc. You need to let them handle it between the two of them.
Yes, it's hard, I know, been there/done that...scary too, when your kid is 6'6" tall, and his dad's only 5'11" and disabled...it is partially a testosterone thing, partially a 'coming of age'...The boys (well, girls too, really) will test limits. And test, and test...
Stay strong, stay out of the middle. Remind your husband that physical violence, if it escalates can be problematic. My eldest and his dad did get into a physical confrontation. ONCE. It lasted about 2 minutes, and ended with my son apologizing to his dad, and hubs apologizing to the boy...and a better relationship resulted. I anticipate the confrontation with the second one any time now, as he is 18, and graduates in May from HS. He's testing...Boy is he testing...
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