Our expert says:
Yes, such behaviour is indeed very draining. Almost as though it were planned to be draining. It does sound as though your husbands inhibitions and disinhibition mat well be exacerbating the problems you are encountering with the child. It is so important that both parents act together in expressing and administering the same set of rules and consequences for good and bad behaviour. Surely if he loves you and the child, he can learn, with the aid of a counsellor, how to be an effective father ?
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