I Left My Boyfriend and Baby Daddy Since He Was Still Talking to His Ex: Is that Wrong?

A mom writes in asking for advice. Her boyfriend and the father of her child still talks to his ex. This mom is deeply hurt about it. So, she tried talking to her boyfriend about it. However, he didn’t care. When she gave him an ultimatum, he slapped her, so she left. Now she wonders if she made the right decision. Any advice for this mom?

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Hayden Panettiere Copes with Ongoing Domestic Violence Court Case as Her Daughter Remains in Russia

A member of the community asks:

“I need help. My boyfriend and I have a sweet baby together, but he still talks to his ex. She has her own family and life but ever since we had our baby, she has been annoying and weird. I’ve told him about it and told him I wasn’t comfortable with it. He said he’d talk to her and figure it out.

Well it hit the point that I’m over it, and I told him it’s either our little family or her, he slapped me and walked away. Yes, I did leave with the baby. But I just wanna know if I’m wrong for what I did or doing to my baby. I love him, and I thought he felt it too but it seems to me that his ex is way more important. Please, I need advice on what to do now.”

– Mamas Uncut Community Member

Community Advice for This Hurt and Curious Mom

To see what advice the Mamas Uncut Facebook community has for this mom in need, read the comments of the post embedded below.

Advice Summary


Advice for this mom was all supportive of her decision to leave after her boyfriend slapped her. One shared, “One slap leads to more. Stay gone, you’re not wrong for what you did. You are protecting yourself and your baby.” Another agreed, “Good for you! How dare he lay a hand on you. It’s clear he still loves and has more respect for his ex. Stay away from that jerk. It’s only going to get worse.”

Others felt the same way and encouraged her to stay away from her boyfriend who is still talking to his ex. One said, “Be done. If he can’t even respect your feelings, which are 100% valid, you shouldn’t put up with that. Plus if he will get physical once he will more than likely do it again.” Another shared, “You are important, just not to him. You were right, but he just doesn’t care. Do not go back. If you do, that slap could get worst. You are better than this, you deserve better than this.”

Some commenters felt like she needed to get the police involved as well. One said, “He hit you. Ex or no ex, he hit you. Please file a police report because if you don’t and you try to bring it up later, it won’t count.” Another suggested, “Advice: call the police on your abuser and press charges. You’re a good mom and he wants to mess around. Not your fault. You deserve better.”

Do you have any advice for this mom? Leave a comment to help another mom out!

Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers.

Do you have a question you’d like answered? Submit it to the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, and we may feature it along with some of the best answers on this site! You can remain completely anonymous while still getting the information and support you need from other moms who know what it’s like.

About Mamas Uncut

Mamas Uncut is THE online place for moms. We cover the latest about motherhood, parenting, and entertainment as well – all with a mom-focused twist. So if you're looking for parenting advice from real parents, we have plenty of it, all for moms from moms, and also experts. Because, at the end of the day, our mission is focused solely on empowering moms and moms-to-be with the knowledge and answers they’re looking for in one safe space.


Leave a Comment