Man Bans Girlfriend's Mom from Seeing Their Child: Justified or Too Harsh? 😲

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We all know that relationships can be tricky, especially when it comes to dealing with in-laws. But what happens when your partner's family crosses the line? One man found himself in this situation when his girlfriend's mother and sister made some outrageous comments about her weight gain during pregnancy. He couldn't take it anymore and snapped at dinner, telling them they were unfit to see his child and that he wouldn't want to see them ever again. Did he go too far, or was he just standing up for his girlfriend? Let's dive into the story. 🍿

The Girlfriend's Family Situation 🤨

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The Problematic Mother-in-Law 😒

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Cutting Contact 🚫

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The Dinner Invitation 🍽️

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Giving In to the Invitation 😕

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The Fancy Dinner 🍷

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Apologies and Offers of Support 🤗

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The Conversation Takes a Turn 😠

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Insults and Secrets 🤬

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The Request for Silence 🤫

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The Dramatic Exit 🏃‍♂️

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The Angry Response 😤

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The Aftermath 💔

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Ella's Thoughts 🤷‍♀️

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Was He Right to Stand Up for His Girlfriend? 🧐

So, after a fancy dinner filled with apologies, offers of support, and some seriously rude comments about his pregnant girlfriend, this man decided he'd had enough. He stood up for his girlfriend and told her family they were unfit to see their child. While some might argue he was too harsh, others might say he was simply protecting his partner from their toxic behavior. What do you think? Did he go too far, or was he right to draw the line? Let's see what people have to say about this explosive situation... 💥

NTA. Ella's family invited *you* to a swanky dinner, expected you to cover everyone's tab, and had zero backup plan for if you declined? Never mind the insulting Ella behind her back drama; that alone makes them the assholes. 😲

mm172 | mm172

NTA for not paying for posh dinner after being invited.

jimmap | jimmap

Cutting off toxic in-laws for baby's safety. NTA 👏

Catatomical | Catatomical

Protective father-to-be stands up to toxic in-laws. 💪

LetThemEatHay | LetThemEatHay

Setting boundaries with in-laws, NTA for protecting partner. 🙌

LT-Lolo84 | LT-Lolo84

NTA stands up for girlfriend against rude in-laws. 👏

Lady_Ellie119 | Lady_Ellie119

👍 Not the a**hole, in-laws toxic af.

Desc440 | Desc440

NTA stands up to toxic family dynamics. Supportive subreddit recommended. 👍

Jeepwave13 | Jeepwave13

User defends man's decision to ban MIL from seeing child. 👍

Gildedragon | Gildedragon

NTA stands up for partner and child, concerns over family's intentions 😍

Imaginary-Jelly-3565 | Imaginary-Jelly-3565

NTA shuts down girlfriend's family drama like a boss 🤘

middlingwhiteguy | middlingwhiteguy

Commenter receives mixed reactions for supporting ban on grandma 🤷‍♀️

LethalLes_ | LethalLes_

NTA stands up against toxic in-laws at dinner 👏

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NTA! Congrats on the child. MIL's behavior is inexcusable 🙌

Mysterious_Click_561 | Mysterious_Click_561

Defending partner's decision justified, but should involve Ella's input 😊

Actual-Zebra-5284 | Actual-Zebra-5284

NTA for setting boundaries with manipulative family! 👏

SamathaYoga | SamathaYoga

NTA. Protecting Ella and future child from toxic maternal family 👏

Hooray4moresocks | Hooray4moresocks

Suggests telling SO the truth and fighting fire with fire 🔥

lapsteelguitar | lapsteelguitar

NTA. Commenter empathizes with the girlfriend's perspective but supports OP's decision.

brandilynn28 | brandilynn28

NTA stands up for girlfriend and child, tells off toxic family. 👏

Jovon35 | Jovon35

NTA for banning girlfriend's mom from seeing their child 👏

FrauAmarylis | FrauAmarylis

Cutting off toxic family members: NTA or ESH? 🤷‍♀️

Safe_Frosting1807 | Safe_Frosting1807

Protecting family first 👊 Second chance failed 😔

tonysvanstrom | tonysvanstrom

NTA stands firm against toxic in-laws. Family drama ensues. 😒

Resagarden | Resagarden

NTA - Father has more rights than MIL, who sounds awful 👍🏻

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Supporting Ella and calling out toxic behavior. 💪

Nire_bibi | Nire_bibi

Toxic dinner invitation, NTA for not letting girlfriend's mom visit 😱

The__Riker__Maneuver | The__Riker__Maneuver

Redditors praise OP for protecting family from toxic grandmother. 👍

psychotica1 | psychotica1

Protecting Ella and seeking counseling: NTA's responsible approach 👍

LucyLovesApples | LucyLovesApples

Cutting out toxic family members is necessary for a healthy life 👌

Motor-Winter5581 | Motor-Winter5581

Standing up to bullies, NTA. 💪

unknown_928121 | unknown_928121

Boyfriend refuses to pay for entitled family member's meals 😒

FirmlyThatGuy | FirmlyThatGuy

Defending loved ones against disrespect. NTA wins this round! 💪

GothPenguin | GothPenguin

NTA calls out entitled behavior at the dinner table 🍕

greatestbi | greatestbi

Paying for an expensive dinner but no say? NTA wins.

DocSternau | DocSternau

Commenter criticizes decision-making and behavior of parent in question. 🤔

MariaInconnu | MariaInconnu

User suggests ESH in girlfriend's mom ban situation. 🤔

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Defending girlfriend's honor earns NTA commenter a standing ovation 👏

Bdroyle1988 | Bdroyle1988

NTA but unclear if Ella knows. Hater-ade will eventually fade. 😊

The_1RAW | The_1RAW

Family drama and sweet justice at dinner 🤔

Charming-Treacle | Charming-Treacle

NTA. Grandparents made rude comments, not trustworthy around child. 😒

KatsuCammi | KatsuCammi

Encouraging support for standing up against toxic family members 👏

Tinyyellowterribilis | Tinyyellowterribilis

Cutting toxic people out of your life 👍

Giodesic-dome | Giodesic-dome

NTA stands up to entitled in-laws, sparks discussion. 😎

TheNorthern_exposure | TheNorthern_exposure

Communication is key in any relationship 💬

meifahs_musungs | meifahs_musungs

Partner's family fat-shamed her and expected her to pay? NTA 👏

LhasaApsoSmile | LhasaApsoSmile

Cutting off toxic family members: necessary but not easy 🙏

Cultural-Ambition449 | Cultural-Ambition449

Toxic family? Cut them out! NTA takes a stand. 🙌

MavisGrizzletits | MavisGrizzletits

Protecting family from toxic relatives: NTA OP 👏

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🙌 Standing up for partner's boundaries, NTA wins approval.

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Supportive comment offering advice and empathy for pregnant girlfriend's situation.

Wooden-Pitch1451 | Wooden-Pitch1451

NTA and a great partner. Congrats on your growing family! 😊

maplebacononastick | maplebacononastick

Grandma's manners weren't enough to see the grandchild 🙄

ComfortableEmu7791 | ComfortableEmu7791

OP is NTA, needs counseling, parenting classes & legal protection 👍

JCWa50 | JCWa50

Abuse normalized: commenter justifies NTA's actions against girlfriend's mom. 🤷

lisapeasley13 | lisapeasley13

Grandma banned from seeing grandchild. Commenter says NTA, justified.

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Protecting your child from abuse is top priority. NTA 👏

_PrincessOats | _PrincessOats

NTA. Congrats OP 👏

StoatofDisarray | StoatofDisarray

Supportive comment encourages setting boundaries with toxic family members. 👍

Regular_Sample_5197 | Regular_Sample_5197

Supporting girlfriend in setting boundaries with toxic family. 👏

crzdsnowfire | crzdsnowfire

Commenter praised for being NTA. 👏

Snoofly61 | Snoofly61

Standing up for girlfriend against toxic family, NTA wins! 👏

Silly_Row9145 | Silly_Row9145

Supportive comment receives no backlash. 👏

moistmonkeymerkin | moistmonkeymerkin

Cutting ties? 🤷‍♂️

International_Win375 | International_Win375

Protecting family or overreacting? NTA shuts down in-laws 😲

SnooWords4839 | SnooWords4839

Cutting toxic family ties. 👌

Jaded-Permission-324 | Jaded-Permission-324

Father defends banning girlfriend's mom from child's life. NTA 👍

batkave | batkave

NTA shuts down manipulative in-laws. 😊

Adria_na1561- | Adria_na1561-

Commenter supports OP and advises to tell girlfriend the truth 👍

roxifer | roxifer

NTA - No drama with this comment and its lonely replies 😐

likeilovethatforyou | likeilovethatforyou

Short and sweet, commenter believes NTA (not the a**hole)

VintageSed | VintageSed

NTA. Hilarious how they expect free food while criticizing GF's eating. 😂

MiserableAd9132 | MiserableAd9132

NTA. Congrats! They just want access to the baby 😲

Beansbeansrgd4urhart | Beansbeansrgd4urhart

Supportive comment on abusive situation with intriguing theory. 🤔

Mumique | Mumique

Body-shaming comments lead to grandma's ban. NTA.

ViolinistHorror7123 | ViolinistHorror7123

NTA shuts down unacceptable behavior with a mic drop 🎤

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Supportive comment on OP's actions against abusive mother-in-law. 👏

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NTA comment receives no replies. Short and sweet.

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Protecting your child from toxic family members 🚨 #NTA

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