Parents don’t always agree on matters about their children. The father used an online forum to vent that despite his wife’s wishes, he decided to take his 8-year-old daughter You have a haircut.
In your message to redditHe says his daughter whom he named Anna has curly blonde hair. And his wife is very attached to the girl’s locks.
Since childhood, the girl spent hours fixing, braiding or straightening her hair. “Our bathroom cabinets are always filled with lots of moisturizers, oils, creams, and other fancy products that I don’t even know the names of,” says the father. “So it’s fair to say my wife is a bit obsessed with this hair.”
However, unlike her mother, Anna had a hard time styling her hair and didn’t like spending long hours fixing her hair. Her hair was already up to her waist and the little boy didn’t like to comb it. “Although she was pretty,” says the father, “she hated brushing it and every morning there was a screaming fest between her and my wife.”
Faced with this situation, the girl insisted on shortening her hair. “My wife would shrug it off whenever the topic came up hoping she’d forget about it, but none of that happened,” says the netizen.
Then the little girl decided to go the other way. “I think Anna realized she was getting nowhere with her mother and started asking me to take her. I was hesitant at first because I didn’t know how my wife would react, but I agreed when I saw how excited the girl was. I had something as simple as a haircut”, Reddit user wrote.
After appealing to the daughter, the father decided to take her to the hairdresser. There, she flipped through a bunch of magazines and chose an image for a very short haircut. At the time, netizens admitted that he was worried, because he knew he could have a problem with his wife. “At this point, there was no going back. What was I supposed to do? Tell her she couldn’t cut her hair even though she was happy just because her mom didn’t like it. I couldn’t do it,” he pleaded.
With this in mind, the user decided to go ahead with cutting his daughter’s locks. “Anna couldn’t stop smiling. She ran around the salon showing everyone and asking me to take a bunch of pictures even though she usually hates having pictures of her. We received a rude comment from an older woman in the salon, something like “You can’t even tell if it’s a boy” A girl’s mom now,” but Anna was so excited about her hair that she couldn’t even notice, and if she did, she wouldn’t care.”
However, this moment of joy was soon concluded. When the mother came home from work and saw her daughter with a new haircut, she refused to look at the girl. “She locked herself in her room and cried, then got in her car and drove away. It’s been a day and she’s not back yet, honestly this started to worry me. I knew she wouldn’t react well to the haircut, but I didn’t. I expected her to take it really badly. The child is also upset and no matter how much she is reassured, she still thinks she has a problem because of her hair cut.” “I can see how my wife relates to Anna’s hair, but at the end of the day I still think it’s just hair. The baby is old enough to decide these things for herself and was very happy with the haircut, so I don’t think so. I made a mistake.”
On the forum, the father received a lot of support from netizens who did not understand the mother’s reaction. Someone asked, “Crying, holding yourself back, and leaving aren’t normal reactions, even for someone really upset. Is there something else going on with your spouse?”
“The wife needs a treat. Anna is not a doll. It would be one thing if this was a bonding moment for them, but it isn’t. Or if she could at least control herself a bit, like letting the girl’s hair shorter. Another user slammed and combed it between now and then. She needs a long wig and a Styrofoam head, not a baby.”
Others pointed out that hair grows quickly and there is no need to despair. “Do you understand the concept of hair then? It’s growing again, another 6 months or less the baby will need another haircut.”
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