Engaged Woman Gets Called A Jerk After Refusing To Pay For Her Fiancé’s Whole Family’s Expensive NYE Dinner

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While people tend to prepare for any event they are going to attend, it is always nice to know that there are others who have your back. However, it doesn’t sound like the support is mutual. This one woman, who goes by Footingbills321 on Reddit, found herself being invited to a NYE dinner at an “upscale restaurant” by her fiancé and his family and then was asked to pay for it.

The author couldn’t believe her ears when the time to pay came up and she was the only one with cash in hand, so she just walked out. But the moment when the woman thought she did the right thing turned into an argument that made her doubt her choice.

Continue scrolling to read what happened in Footingbills321’s own words.

A newly engaged woman finds out the hard way that her fiance's conservative Christian family does not approve of her refusal to pay for their expensive NYE dinner.

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Fiance invites her to a family dinner with his parents

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A night of celebration ended with a surprise bill that resulted in an awkward conversation.

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Bride-to-be shocked after fiance and both in-laws forget their wallets at an expensive NYE dinner!

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After refusing to pay for her fiancé's family's expensive NYE dinner, an engaged woman was called a jerk.

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She refused to pay for her fiancé's family's extravagant NYE dinner and was called a jerk after.

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She refused to pay for her fiancé's expensive NYE family dinner, resulting in a heated argument.

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Sam bully's the engaged woman after she refuses to pay for an expensive NYE dinner for his family.

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Woman stands up for herself and refuses to pay for expensive NYE dinner - tensions arise with fiance’s family

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But was she really in the wrong for not paying for everything? 🤔

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Groom-to-be and family expects fiance to foot bill for expensive dinner 💰. 🤬 🤷‍♀️

Getting engaged is an exciting time, but one woman's NYE celebration was cut short after a family dinner turned contentious. The woman's fiancé had invited her to join his family out at an expensive restaurant - ordering multiple dishes, desserts, and drinks - but forgot to bring money.

When it came time to pay, the woman refused to cover the entire bill, leading to an argument. She marched out of the restaurant, feeling awful for leaving the family in the lurch. Despite this, the fiancé then accused her of ruining the celebration and making his parents suffer.

How should the woman move forward from here? To get into the comments below, let's dive into the post first to understand the woman's experience at the restaurant.

NTA. 🤔💰 Don't marry this guy!

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NTA 🤦🏽‍♀️

Stoat__King | Stoat__King

Called a jerk for refusing to pay 🤔

ImStealingTheTowels | ImStealingTheTowels

🤔 NTA! Sounds suspicious...

NinjaBabaMama | NinjaBabaMama

Red flags 🚩 and scamming❗️

cheesezombie | cheesezombie

👀 NTA! 🤣 Don't fall for it!

Artistic_Bookkeeper | Artistic_Bookkeeper

Fiancé's *a-hole* family 🤨

Purrminator1974 | Purrminator1974

🤔 A skeptical take on an unbelievable story 🤔

leomhgem | leomhgem

🤔 NTA, but will you stay?

JoBenSab | JoBenSab

Are 'loveable' people really forgetful?

continually_trying | continually_trying

NTA 🤦‍♀️ No free dinner!

raq | raq

Guest👥 NTA! NTA!

Obierion | Obierion

Should she stay or go?! 🤷‍♀️

NotTheJury | NotTheJury

😲 Entitled “Conservative Christians”

Affectionate-Show331 | Affectionate-Show331

NTA! 💰 🚫

bigtrevsnastybeaver | bigtrevsnastybeaver

No a-hole here 🤔 Everyone "forgot" their wallets 💰

doggirlie | doggirlie

🤔 Reflections on relationships

Firm_Pomegranate_246 | Firm_Pomegranate_246

Fiancé vs ✋ In-Laws 🤦🏼‍♀️

DrMonkeyLady | DrMonkeyLady

NTA! 🚨 Scammed? 🤔

simplylisa | simplylisa

😲 NTA, but be cautious!

Historical_Alarm_889 | Historical_Alarm_889

😒Toll post!

Nanny_Ogg1000 | Nanny_Ogg1000

Single woman stands up to her fiancé!

Mean_Environment4856 | Mean_Environment4856

NTA! 🤔 You shouldn't pay for them!

flyswatt | flyswatt

Hefty 💸 NYE bill sparks unexpected stand-off 🚨

readshannontierney | readshannontierney

NTA: time to ✍️ a prenup?

Peasplease25 | Peasplease25

Fiancé's family attempts to ✋ their 😐 expensive NYE dinner bill onto 👰🏼

Negative-Swordfish-9 | Negative-Swordfish-9

🤷‍♀️ Best lesson taught: play stupid games, win stupid prizes!

Lady_Trig | Lady_Trig

NTA! 👊 Stand up for yourself!

MissMilu | MissMilu

YTA: 🤔 Doubting the Story

Mrserinbarnes | Mrserinbarnes

Protect your wallet ⛔️

Classic-Tomatillo-64 | Classic-Tomatillo-64

NTA - Several shades of awful 😱

EmmaKT | EmmaKT

🤦‍♀️NTA: Dump the family!

MaggieLuisa | MaggieLuisa

🤔 NTA: Get out while you can!

Anizziepluto | Anizziepluto

💁‍♀️ Woman faces entitlement in her fiance's family

LumosFiatLux | LumosFiatLux

NTA - don't let them 💔

toxicallll | toxicallll

NTA: No leeching here!

Icy_Conversation_612 | Icy_Conversation_612

NTA! 💔 Break up while you still can.

shelaconic | shelaconic

Surprise NYE dinner 🤔

PawneeGoddess20 | PawneeGoddess20

Is this story real? 🤔

Brimfire | Brimfire

Wow 😱 NTA! 🏃‍♀️

Ejclincoln | Ejclincoln

😳 Refusing to pay ✋🏼 But NTA! 🤷‍♂️

JayTheFordMan | JayTheFordMan

NTA 🤷‍♂️💰

sparrow_fifi | sparrow_fifi

NTA but this happens too often 😳

Plushydior | Plushydior

👩🏻‍💼NTA: You were set up! 💸

cancergirl-peanut65 | cancergirl-peanut65

NTA: You shouldn't 🤵 marry this man

Hawkmeister98 | Hawkmeister98

NTA! 👍 You don't owe anyone!

lssbrd | lssbrd

🚫NTA: Don't marry!

InfernoCoil | InfernoCoil

NTA: 🏃‍♀️ Run For The Hills!

Carolinamama2015 | Carolinamama2015

🤔 Judging the bride-to-be

TheFyree | TheFyree

NTA: 😳 Red flags for 💍?

bearycheeky | bearycheeky

❗️ Financial Abuse Red Flags ❗️

Pleasant-Koala147 | Pleasant-Koala147

OP calls out fiancés' a-hole move🤬

saralright | saralright

NYA! 🧐

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A woman's 👰🏽 NYE lesson: 👥 manipulative leeches🤝, red flags⚠️

CarrotJerry45 | CarrotJerry45

Breaking it off with 💔 and 🚫 paying for dinner!

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