I hate my girlfriend's son
I hate my girlfriend's son. When I first met him I tried hard to like him. But after 2 years he remains as dislikable as ever, if not worse. I think he knows I don't like him. Which to be honest doesn't bother me. Why? Because he deserves not to be liked. Among his worst attributes are his cockiness, arrogance, and sharp tongue. He is not an average kid. He is gifted and he is going to a top school in the state for gifted students.
This boy has NO reason to act like an a******, except for the fact that being an a****** may be ingrained in his DNA. He has a Wii, and XBox, a laptop, an iPhone, a giant flat screen TV, video games and movies galore, Netflix. His mother gives him absolute freedom and lets him ride in the front seat of her car even though he is short for his age. We take him to Disney World every month. All the Parks. Magic Kingdom, Disney Studios, Epcot, everything. He is not spoiled, but he gets awesome things that most kids don't have.
Honestly, I don't know why he chooses to act this way. Even his mother knows that he is an a******; considering he doesn't have it bad at all.
The kid is cocky, rude, arrogant, a know-it-all, has a sharp answer for everything, makes himself look like a conceited a******, never stops bragging about himself, does not like to share anything, does not answer when spoken to, is aloof, has an arrogant demeanor and carries himself like if he is God's gift to humanity and his s*** doesn't stink; he thinks he is perfect and doesn't make any mistakes, he treats others as if they are not in the room, and he just always has this "bored" look on his face like if everyone if retarded and everyone "bores" him.
I consider myself a sensible person. I have met arrogant people and I can totally see that this squirt of s**** is a first class a****** in the making.
I know that I am the adult and I have to show him good examples. I do. I try. I am as patient as possible when he is acting like himself which is always. My girlfriend acknowledges that I am right; that her son is an a******. She says it herself and sets him straight and reams his ass, which is often. But this doesn't phase him. He shuts his arrogant, cocky mouth only to later get on people's nerves again.
The boy's "father" if you can call him that without laughing out loud, picks his son up 4 days a month. The rest of the time he is with us or he hangs out at his aunt's house who lives very nearby. The "real father" likes to spend more time drinking with his girlfriend than spend time with his son.
I would think that maybe if his "father" gave a s***, it would improve his son's behavior, but I doubt it. I have seen other kids go through way worse and turn out just fine, but I think considering all the good things this boy has in his life (easy access to his whole family, all the nice electronics and Disney trips, popularity at school, good school, etc.) would curb his a****** tendencies but it doesn't and it may well be programmed into his DNA.
Is "hate" a strong word? Probably. Intense aversion, content, and dislike? Yes. Do I like it when he's not around? Absolutely.