Confront Their Husbands About Being Horrible Dads
The women on today’s show say that their
husbands are not fulfilling the role they signed
up for – fatherhood. Can today’s guests
reclaim their responsibility to their children?
See below for their stories:
Freddie refuses to help his wife Jessica with
the kids or the housework, saying that he works
hard all day and needs to relax while at home.
Along with tending to the kids, Jessica is expected
to have dinner on the table and a clean house
waiting for Freddie every night. Freddie admits
to his behavior and says that he doesn’t
always enjoy spending time with his wife and daughters.
Larry asked Freddie to attempt to recognize Jessica’s
contributions and that she can’t do it all
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has a heart-to-heart with Freddie.
Despite having five kids to care for, Carlos
often stays out with his friends until all hours
of the night and even sleeps in the driveway sometimes.
Carlos’ wife Leslie says that his absence
is taking a toll not only on her, but the children
as well. The kids often ask Leslie why Carlos
doesn’t want to spend time with them, which
breaks her heart and infuriates her. At Larry’s
request, their daughter Erykah joined them onstage
and implored Carlos to spend more time with their
After his wife left him, Lloyd gained full custody
of his two children and now takes great pride
in being a single parent. Working full-time and
caring for the kids leaves Lloyd with little time
for a social life, so Larry offered to give Lloyd
a night off and babysit for him! Lloyd gave some
fathering advice to the panel and left them with
this thought: “It takes a boy to make a
kid, but it takes a man to raise them.”
Gina’s daughters Amanda and Krista feel
despondent because they feel their father Mike
makes no effort to spend time with them. They
say that the time they do spend with him is spent
fighting, but they are afraid to bring up their
real concerns to Mike for fear of making him madder.
Larry provided them a forum to talk to Mike in
a phone interview where Mike agreed to hear Amanda
and Krista out.
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