Woman Excludes Husband From Brother's Funeral After Insensitive Response To Tragic News

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Heartbroken sister shares the painful loss of her young brother 😢

annonymous3542 | annonymous3542

Husband's insensitive response leads to exclusion from funeral arrangements.

annonymous3542 | annonymous3542

Sister excludes insensitive husband from brother's funeral 😡

annonymous3542 | annonymous3542

Grieving wife excludes insensitive husband from brother's funeral 🙅‍♀️

annonymous3542 | annonymous3542

Excluded husband's insensitive reaction causes funeral drama. 😔

annonymous3542 | annonymous3542

Wife excludes husband from funeral after insensitive response 🙅‍♀️

annonymous3542 | annonymous3542

Wife excludes husband from brother's funeral after insensitive reaction 😡

The sudden death of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with, and insensitive reactions from those we love can make it even harder. For the woman in this thread, the insensitive behavior of her husband in response to her brother's tragic death was the final straw.

After he played with her emotions and failed to deliver the news of her brother's passing with care and sensitivity, she drove six hours by herself to be with her family. Despite her husband's insistence that he had good intentions, the woman felt that his actions were unforgivable and chose to exclude him from the funeral.

The husband, however, felt that his exclusion was unjustified and that he had a right to say goodbye to his favorite brother-in-law. This heartbreaking story raises important questions about the importance of empathy and sensitivity in times of grief and the impact that our words and actions can have on those around us.

Stay tuned to see how Redditors are reacting to this story and offering their support to the grieving woman.

Making someone guess the death of a loved one is horrific 😱

TurbulentDrawing6 | TurbulentDrawing6

Commenter and reply agree: husband is a colossal a**hole 💩

Issyswe | Issyswe

Commenter and replies agree, husband's behavior unforgivable 💔

Alarmed-Hamster-4047 | Alarmed-Hamster-4047

Insensitive husband's 'guess who died' joke horrifies in a tragic situation 😱

Thia-M3762 | Thia-M3762

Husband's twisted behavior at funeral leaves wife questioning empathy. NTA.

nicathor | nicathor

Woman expresses frustration with husband's insensitive response to tragic news.

One-Ad-4136 | One-Ad-4136

Insensitive response to tragedy raises questions about marriage. ❌

Significant_Frame197 | Significant_Frame197

Commenter receives correction in reply about mental health terminology.

bibliophile1992 | bibliophile1992

Commenter supports woman's decision to exclude cruel husband. 👍

mean_knowledge2 | mean_knowledge2

Insensitive husband blames grieving wife for brother's funeral exclusion 💔

Hellhound265 | Hellhound265

Divorce seems like the best option here 🤷‍♀️

Docklenator | Docklenator

Spouse's insensitive response to tragedy prompts exclusion from funeral 😔

Et-selec | Et-selec

Insensitive husband makes joke about brother's death, gets excluded from funeral. NTA.

ForwardPlenty | ForwardPlenty

Commenter's love for husband vanished over insensitive response 😬

AleshiniaLivesStill | AleshiniaLivesStill

Insensitive husband makes joke about death, commenter supports OP

DiamondHeist1970 | DiamondHeist1970

Savage comment suggests divorce after insensitive behavior. #NTA 😮

SquilliamFancyFeast- | SquilliamFancyFeast-

Protect yourself from his anger and guilt-tripping. Stay safe. 🙏

TurbulentDrawing6 | TurbulentDrawing6

Insensitive husband makes tragic death into a guessing game 😒

Hob-Nob1974 | Hob-Nob1974

Empathetic comment validates OP's feelings about insensitive husband's behavior 💔

tara_masalata | tara_masalata

Supportive commenters agree: NTA for excluding insensitive husband from funeral 😔👋

That1fluffyGamer | That1fluffyGamer

Commenter sympathizes with OP's loss and calls out insensitive husband.

Gogowhine | Gogowhine

Husband's insensitive response to brother's death. NTA, consult lawyer 🤬💔

Beautiful_mistakes | Beautiful_mistakes

Commenters agree: Husband needs therapy for cruel behavior 😞

zwergschnauzer | zwergschnauzer

Savage reply shuts down insensitive behavior 👀💥

random_username07 | random_username07

Commenter calls out spouse's behavior in blunt NTA comment 💥

grrliz | grrliz

Condolences for the loss. NTA, insensitive partner is huge AH 😔

MerryE | MerryE

Playing a cruel game with tragic news? Not the a**hole 👏

Straystar-626 | Straystar-626

Insensitive husband excluded from funeral after guessing game response. 😠

Consistent_Front_721 | Consistent_Front_721

Condolences for your loss. NTA for excluding him. 💔

angela-panda | angela-panda

Curious about the family's perspective? Dive into the thread 🤔

Issyswe | Issyswe

Insensitive husband makes tragic news even worse ❌

Mediocre_Page_1837 | Mediocre_Page_1837

Condolences for tragic loss, empathy for insensitive husband. 💔

Farkenoathm8-E | Farkenoathm8-E

Commenter calls out husband for lack of empathy and accountability

Danichbow | Danichbow

Insensitive husband excluded from funeral, commenter shares relatable experience.

calling_water | calling_water

Empathetic commenter supports exclusion of insensitive husband from funeral ❤

whateverisnttaken22 | whateverisnttaken22

Empathetic response to insensitive behavior. Virtual hugs offered.

Better-be-Gryffindor | Better-be-Gryffindor

Commenter and reply support excluding husband from funeral 🚫

TheSciFiGuy80 | TheSciFiGuy80

Insensitive husband played 'guess who' with family death. NTA.

Party_Teacher6901 | Party_Teacher6901

Husband's insensitive behavior leads to exclusion from funeral 🚫💔

KGLovatt | KGLovatt

Commenter sympathizes with OP, calls out husband's heartless behavior 💔

Xoinkaera | Xoinkaera

Agree, husband's behavior is unacceptable. NTA for excluding him. 🚫

CK5634 | CK5634

Geography lessons in the comments 😉

EverythingIsFlotsam | EverythingIsFlotsam

Commenter sympathizes with OP and suggests couples therapy 💔

StrangelyEstranged93 | StrangelyEstranged93

Insensitive husband deserves exclusion from funeral. NTA, OP.

britishpolarbear | britishpolarbear

Compassionate wife comforts husband after tragic news, NTA.

ScrumpetSays | ScrumpetSays

Commenter supports woman's decision to exclude insensitive husband from funeral.

MissAnth | MissAnth

Commenter expresses shock and disgust at insensitive behavior during tragedy 💔

Danceswithwood | Danceswithwood

Insensitive husband causes exclusion from brother's funeral. 😢

RandomSleepyPanda | RandomSleepyPanda

Savage response to insensitive husband leaves Reddit users amused 😂

goldendarnit123 | goldendarnit123

Supportive comment calls out insensitive behavior, offers condolences. ❤️

Illustrious-Band-537 | Illustrious-Band-537

Defending dark humor in the face of tragedy. NTA wins.

Lost_Watercress_6420 | Lost_Watercress_6420

Condolences for loss and support for excluding insensitive husband. 💔

Sammisam-33 | Sammisam-33

Ending a toxic marriage is sometimes the best decision. 💔

brave_vibration | brave_vibration

Commenter calls out psychopathic behavior in funeral exclusion. 👀

ronearc | ronearc

Commenter shares personal experience and confirms NTA judgement. 🙌

any_name_today | any_name_today

👋🏼🚶‍♂️ Time to say goodbye and move on.

ThugginPink | ThugginPink

Spouse insensitive during funeral, commenter says NTA ❌

Negative_Shake1478 | Negative_Shake1478

Empathy matters in difficult times 😔

brendanl1998 | brendanl1998

Insensitive husband taunted wife with tragic news, leave his a**.

Unusual-Sympathy-205 | Unusual-Sympathy-205

Condolences for loss, empathy for insensitive husband. 🙏

ImmunocompromisedAle | ImmunocompromisedAle

Ignoring tragic news and refusing to communicate is unforgivable. 🤦‍♀️

FuntimesonAITA | FuntimesonAITA

Spouse makes light of tragedy, commenter justifies anger and offers support ❤️

Clet_3007 | Clet_3007

Condolences and support for OP's decision to exclude insensitive husband.

riquer | riquer

Condolences expressed, commenter not in the wrong. 😔

No_Building_2383 | No_Building_2383

Commenter supports woman's decision to exclude insensitive husband.

traumablades | traumablades

Commenter condemns husband's behavior with skull emoji.

petawaw | petawaw

💔 When divorce is the only option. #NTA

QuietTruth8912 | QuietTruth8912

Insensitive husband's joke about tragic news earns him condemnation.

Medium-Raspberry1122 | Medium-Raspberry1122

Not the a**hole for excluding husband from funeral. NTA 👏

Dick-the-Peacock | Dick-the-Peacock

Commenter calls out spouse, advises NTA and leaving marriage 💔

VRisNOTdead | VRisNOTdead