He has gotten better with age, but he always has to be so critical. It is almost as though he was jealous of her. He calls her over weight and seems to find it really hard to compliment her. She is beautiful and really intelligent. The life long relationship has taken its toll on her. I love her so much she is such a fantastic young woman (17). How can I make him stop and realize the damage he has done / is doing?
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