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kelkel
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
i'm concerned about my step sons girlfriends little boy.........confused?
the mother has young boys at her house gettin drunk while littlen is still wondering around.
i only know this coz my step son showed me a video of himself drunk round her house and littlen was wondering around behin him.
this concerns me grately..........or am i just interfering?
advice and opinions welcome and appreciated x


RobRob Admin
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
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I don't think being drunk around kids is a particularly good idea.. especially when they're old enough to realise that mum/dad is in a state and are impressionable.

On the other hand, whilst I think it's not advisable and pretty stupid, people are individuals and all act differently when drunk. Some become violent and nasty, and obviously that's no place for a kid to be, and others are just quiet and/or over-friendly.

My advice would be to trust your feelings. If, having watched the video, you think the child might be in danger of abusive drunks or neglect, then you should try and do anything you can to stop that danger. If you feel that the child is in no danger but that the parent is being irresponsible.. well there's not a lot you can really do about that apart from voice your concerns to your step-son.. which of course might not be taken kindly.

alis378alis378
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
ditto what Rob said, cant say any more than that really
x
Kiss

chezchez
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
it must be worrying for you hunny. you could try talking to your stepson about it and just mention that its not really safe to have young drunken people near the baby you could even offer to have the baby one night every week of two if you could so they could just relax and have a drink with there friends on that night instead of doing it when the baby is there. I dont know what else to suggest sorry hun Smile

candgsmumcandgsmum
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
I agree with Chez, maybe if you offered to look after their LO, you would feel less uncomfortable with the situation.

It's probably worth just mentioning the subject to your step-son lightly/gently. Maybe explain that if anything was to happen to the LO ie have to go to A&E they wouldn't be able to manage it if they were both drinking. (If they are both drinking?).

kelkel
posted 1 decade 3 years ago
thanks u guys i think i will have a little word in his ear.
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