Quoting Christina Getty:" my SO gave me that same look when I asked him to clip DDs nails. He said he couldn't because he was too ... [snip!] ... he was too afraid of hurting her and I said we have the saftey clippers for babies and he told me no clippers are safe hahah."
I have to clip my niece's fingernails because my brother and his gf are both scared to do it. Which I could understand when she was teeny, but she's 16 mos now and 30lbs. I don't think they're going to cut a finger off anymore. :p