We have 2 girls ages 4 and 2, and a newborn baby boy. We were recently staying at the in-laws for days before birth and then days after because their grandmother is a blessing of help and to make the brand new baby adjustment a little easier. Their 60 year old grandfather on the other hand is out of control. He plays Xbox nearly every second he is home and screams every swear word in the English language every time something doesn't go his way in his game. This is regardless of if one of our kids in the room, or even sleeping on the couch as they sometimes do for naps during the day. The amount of times the newborn has woken up to "[email protected]#$ you [email protected]$%!!! is unbelievable. Tonight he took that unreasonable anger and redirected it at his 13 year old daughter and then my wife. I told him to grow up, and his response immediately was to grab me by the throat and throw me backwards over the railing to a 6 foot drop. I go back up to make sure our kids are safe and I get shoved down the stairs backwards while I'm not even looking at or speaking to him. I don't want my kids near this manchild. The constant loud screaming has to be abuse already, and if it were up to me we'd have left before now.
I am confused - you were at his home temporarily after the birth? If so - LEAVE! You have every right to file charges against him for his assault on you and to encourage your MIL to file a PFA to protect herself and her 13 year old daughter who both appear to be in danger from him. They should do that immediately and will likely have him removed from the home for their safety if he truly is abusive toward them. However, you, your wife, and children have been short term guests and should return to your home ASAP. I am not clear at all why you spent one second more in that house after things started to take an ugly turn.
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