Adulting Done Right: Did This Woman Make the Right Move When Asked to 'Go To Her Room'?

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We've all been in a situation where someone has tried to make us feel small, but this 25-year-old woman was not about to be spoken down to. After being asked to babysit her two younger siblings while her mother left to attend a funeral, the woman politely refused. But when her mother's friend told her to 'go to her room', she had the perfect response.

Read on to find out how this brave woman stood her ground and got the last word in this Reddit story.

A 25-year-old woman revisits her mother's house after 7 years, but not to make amends

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A classic case of 'drama' in this woman's family led her to go no/very low contact.

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She said no to watching her brothers and wanted to "get her birth certificate and leave"

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A woman is asked to "go to her room" but does she make the right decision?

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This woman's response to being told to 'go to her room' shows she's an adult with her own boundaries.

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Feeling disrespected? This woman's reaction might surprise you 🤔

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Should this woman 'go to her room' when asked? 🤔

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When you're told to 'go to your room' 🤔 Adulting done right?

This woman had to go to her mother's house to pick up an important document. Her mother had a sudden 'emergency' and asked her to watch her two younger brothers while she went to the funeral. The woman refused and the mother's friend then told her to 'go to her room'. The woman laughed in her face and calmly explained that she was an adult, not a child, and she left.

Her mother is now angry with her for the way she spoke to her friend. Was this woman wrong in her reaction? Let's read the comments on this story to find out what Reddit thinks.

NTA 👊🏽 Setting boundaries for mommy dearest!

NoreastNorwest | NoreastNorwest

🤣 When someone asked a 25-year-old to 'go to her room'!

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🤩 Adulting ✅ NTA ⚡

ewan | ewan

Adulting✔️💯 Can you get a birth certificate without your mom? 🤔

tatersprout | tatersprout

A hilarious response✨

WolfMaiden18 | WolfMaiden18

👍 NTA: Perfect Response

mdkroma | mdkroma

🤔 Did the right move get made?

This_Grab_452 | This_Grab_452

👍🏼Mum misleads her friend

Is-this-rabbit | Is-this-rabbit

Snappy comebacks 🤭

Megmca | Megmca

Savage move! 😱

EmbarrassedIncome570 | EmbarrassedIncome570

NTA: Taking control of your life 👊🏼

darnmanthatsucks | darnmanthatsucks

👏 Handling it beautifully!

ifallupthestairsalot | ifallupthestairsalot

💪 NTA: You stood up for yourself!

fixinurshit | fixinurshit

😲 Adulting Done Right?

beautifulstarlight | beautifulstarlight

👊🏽 NTA: Adulting done right!

kuroka_gator | kuroka_gator

🤣 Malicious compliance? 🤔

CircularCausality | CircularCausality

🥰 Adulting done right? 🤔

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👩‍⚖️ When asked to 'Go To Her Room'?

Schnarkysquirrel | Schnarkysquirrel

NTA: Respect is 🔑!

SeaWitch1031 | SeaWitch1031

NTA: A grown-up response 🤷‍♀️

chuckinhoutex | chuckinhoutex

🤣 Did she forget a funeral?

Loose-Fold6570 | Loose-Fold6570

Breaking free from 🔒 mom's 📱? 🤔

maidenmothercrone333 | maidenmothercrone333

NTA: Mom's friend was 💢

AuntySocial1964 | AuntySocial1964

🤣 NTA for having a laugh!

persian_hunter | persian_hunter

👍 NTA: Best Move?

Gregboi6969 | Gregboi6969

NTA: Not the a**hole 🤔

ArtlessOne | ArtlessOne

NTA: Everyone's an a-hole 🤦‍♀️

Admirable-Frog-3748 | Admirable-Frog-3748

👍🏼💯 NTA: Standing up for yourself!

DiligentMonk973 | DiligentMonk973

🤔 Is YTA the right move?

StrangeShark408 | StrangeShark408

NTA. 💥 Not afraid to speak up 💥

RedDragon0414 | RedDragon0414

🤡 NTA: Laugh at the clowns!

brokeanail | brokeanail

25-year-old 💯 NTA 🗣️

PerfectlyChaoticFeet | PerfectlyChaoticFeet

🤔Is this real or 🤥fake?

kingbookingboo | kingbookingboo

Adulting👊🏼: Who's Insurance?

Lonely_Shelter_4744 | Lonely_Shelter_4744

🤣 Laugh it up! 🤣

totallyfakawitz | totallyfakawitz

NTA 👍🏼

Malmorz | Malmorz

Breaking the rules 🤔

GritchyNGrouchy | GritchyNGrouchy

👍🏼 NTA and classic response!

subsailor1968 | subsailor1968

NTA: Friend or foe?

ShaneVis | ShaneVis

👩‍⚖️ NTA or not? 🤔

Mr-unluck7 | Mr-unluck7

👏 Civil reply to an unfair request 🤗

bolivia_422 | bolivia_422

👏 NTA and call the police!

The_Fires_Of_Orc | The_Fires_Of_Orc

Teenager clashes with Mom 🙅‍♀️

nfffway | nfffway

👊🏻💪🏻 NTA all the way!

PhelesDragon | PhelesDragon

💪 NTA — Standing Up for Yourself!

ElizaJane251 | ElizaJane251

Mother's friend oversteps boundary 🤔

No_Seesaw8932 | No_Seesaw8932

👍 NTA: Good comeback!

Cookie1107 | Cookie1107

😂 NTA: mom wins!

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NTA: 🙅🏻‍♀️ Blocking and 🚪 Moving On!

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Making adulting decisions 🤔

Afraid-Toe3013 | Afraid-Toe3013

NTA, perfect comeback 😉

mrsvictorbravo | mrsvictorbravo

👩‍👩‍👧 NTA 🤷‍♀️

Knittingfairy09113 | Knittingfairy09113

😐 Block your mother?

Original_Sail | Original_Sail

👩🏻‍💻 Should she have gone to her room?

Magellan-88 | Magellan-88

This 40-year-old's move😆

Promah1984 | Promah1984

👏🏼 NTA and 🤩 boss move!

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NTA: 🍀She's lucky!

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NTA: 🤣 Mom's friend ain't the boss!

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Making 💯 moves 🎉

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NTA: 25 and 🔓 to do what you want!

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👏 NTA — Standing up for yourself!

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👏 An 👏 Epic 👏 Response

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Adulting ✔️💪🏼

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NTA: Mom's friend 👎🏼

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👍 NTA: Doing what she said 👍

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