Our expert says:
He;s got it wrong, hasn't he --- its especially because she is his child that he CAN'T speak to her any way he wants --- he has a duty to protect and comfort her, not to shout at her.
As he was abused as a child, he has probably not seen or experienced any good examples of normal good parenting, and he appears to feel very uneasy in this role. And like most of us, especially men, he probably feels deeply uneasy at finding himself in a role where he doesn't know how to deal with it well. And there's a complex relationship betwen colic causing domestic stress, and domestic stress causing the colic.
It is absoloutely obvious that he needs to see a counsllor, for his own sake, yours, and the baby's . Surely he can recognize that related to his own unhappym childhood, he is finding this new set of responsibilities difficult to handle, and he would feel much better, as your you and the child, if he would be man enough to see the right sort of expert and work through his own set of inherited bad habits of thought and behaviour
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