What do you want for Christmas? For this new mom, she just wants her husband to stop making comments about her body, especially in front of other people.
On the r/AmItheA**hole subreddit, the mom (OP) shared a tough story about her husband's not-so-friendly "observations" about her post-baby body. These comments, disguised as casual observations, take a toll on her, leading to a breaking point during a Christmas family dinner.
"I got up from my chair in the middle of dinner and shouted at the top of my lungs "SHUT THE F**K UP ABOUT MY BODDDYYY!!!!"" What the OP said left everyone uncomfortable.
Eager to know more about the OP's story? Keep reading to uncover the twists and turns that lie ahead.
Woman wonders whether she was overreacting after her husband made comments about her body
OP's husband has been consistently making indirect comments about her body since the birth of their son
During a Christmas celebration at his family's home, the OP's husband made another hurtful comment about her body, prompting her to angrily confront him
The OP feels like she acted insensitively and ruined Christmas for her husband and everyone
This Redditor labels OP's husband as emotionally abusive, and recommends therapy for OP to regain self-confidence
This person also agrees
It was even more degrading when he said in front of family members
This person advises OP to seek therapy for self-awareness and suggest finding a safe place,
The Redditor implies the husband's comments suggest he values OP based on her body
the husband's consistently hurtful "observations" about the OP's body, especially in front of others, reveal his insensitivity to natural changes
Have you ever dealt with comments about your body that made you feel uneasy? How do you handle those situations? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments.