Man Refuses to Go on Work Fishing Trip and Plans Family Event Instead, Coworkers Call Him Whipped

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A hardworking man with five kids is being ridiculed by his coworkers for refusing to go on a work fishing trip. His decision sparks controversy and leads to the planning of a family-friendly event. But his coworkers are not happy about it and call him 'whipped'. Read on to find out why his decision has caused such a stir and what the outcome of the situation is.

Dad of 5 defends wife against coworker's 'whipped' accusation 🙅

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Refusing work fishing trip for family event, labeled as whipped 🎣👨‍👩‍👧

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Husband prioritizes wife's self-care over work fishing trip, criticized by coworkers 💆‍♀️

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Father chooses family over work fishing trip, coworkers disapprove 🎣👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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Office ladies feel left out of fishing trip, coworker drama ensues 🔥

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Coworkers plan 'stag weekend' fishing trip, questionable intentions 🤔

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Coworkers call him whipped for prioritizing family over work event 💼👨‍👩‍👧

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Coworkers criticize man for planning family outing instead of fishing trip

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Family event earns yearly bonus, proves coworkers wrong 😎👨‍👩‍👧

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Coworkers call him whipped for choosing family over work fishing 🎣

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Taking a stand for family time or being a whipped colleague?

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Generous coworker offers child-free colleagues a boat break 🚣

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Man chooses family over work fishing trip, gets shamed by coworkers 😔🎣

This man was faced with a tough decision when his work scheduled a bonding fishing trip. Despite pressure from his coworkers, he decided to prioritize his family and plan a family campout event instead. His coworkers were not happy about the change of plans and resorted to calling him names, but his idea was so well-received that his regional manager even gave him a yearly bonus to plan the family event. In this AITA scenario, the man explains his reasoning for choosing his family over a weekend of fishing and drinking with his coworkers. His coworkers' reactions show the unfortunate reality of toxic workplace culture and the pressure to prioritize work over family. Read on for the comments and reactions to this story.

Coworkers call him whipped for prioritizing family, but commenters agree he's NTA ❤️

kastalaesi | kastalaesi

NTA suggests inclusive family event over exclusive work fishing trip

themisfit123 | themisfit123

Defying toxic masculinity: Man prioritizes family over work trip, gets called 'whipped' 👏

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Promoting inclusivity in workplace events is essential. NTA.

MaIngallsisaracist | MaIngallsisaracist

Toxic masculinity at work? NTA coworker chooses family over fishing.

buffaloraven | buffaloraven

Coworkers criticize man for prioritizing family over work fishing trip.

PNWPainter02 | PNWPainter02

Female coworker supports OP's family event over unfair work trip 🎣

Decent_Ad6389 | Decent_Ad6389

This man's coworkers are just jealous of his healthy relationship 👯

TastyPerception9603 | TastyPerception9603

NTA plans better family event, coworkers call him whipped 😒

Street_Passage_1151 | Street_Passage_1151

Choosing family over work: Wholesome or unprofessional? 🤔

throwaway48292492210 | throwaway48292492210

Coworker praises family man and hopes he gets 'me' time.

General_Relative2838 | General_Relative2838

Standing up for family time and calling out sexist behavior 👏

IAmHerdingCatz | IAmHerdingCatz

Being a great husband and father doesn't make you whipped 😎👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Wisdomofpearl | Wisdomofpearl

Male-dominated work trip excludes women, NTA suggests inclusive alternative 👍

stubborn_panda26 | stubborn_panda26

Criticism for OP's post prompts sarcastic replies 🙄

maymay3219 | maymay3219

Coworkers call him whipped for choosing family over fishing 🎣

niennabobenna | niennabobenna

Supportive spouse praised while colleagues stuck in 1950s mentality 🙌

InterwebHero20 | InterwebHero20

Commenter and reply agree that coworkers family camping trips suck.

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Man prioritizes family over work trip, causes controversy among coworkers 💼👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Thecardinal74 | Thecardinal74

Good husband stands up for family, coworkers salty 🧂

BriefHorror | BriefHorror

Standing up against exclusion and unfair expenses at work 🙌

unknownun2891 | unknownun2891

Defending fatherhood, NTA comment shuts down toxic coworkers ✔

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Applauded for treating wife well and supporting equality in workplace 🙌

xEnraptureX | xEnraptureX

Man stands up to coworkers trying to pass off bros weekend as team building, deemed NTA.

Munchkins_nDragons | Munchkins_nDragons

Coworkers exclude multiple people for a boys-only work event. YTA.

Camoflouge | Camoflouge

Coworker calls man whipped for prioritizing family over work trip 💼🎣

Enna-B | Enna-B

Commenter receives scathing criticism for self-righteous behavior 😬

PermYoWeaveTina | PermYoWeaveTina

Cheers to being a great husband and father! 🍻

random-celerystalk | random-celerystalk

Embrace your decisions! Toxic coworkers don't define you 🎣❌👥

toofat2serve | toofat2serve

Going on a work fishing trip vs. planning a family event 🎣👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Legitimate-Chart-289 | Legitimate-Chart-289

Breaking gender stereotypes and earning that bonus! You go, NTA! 🎣💰

SamSpayedPI | SamSpayedPI

Don't let anyone shame you for choosing family over work 💕

Free_Ad_7708 | Free_Ad_7708

Coworker calls OP spineless for sabotaging fishing trip for others.

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Commenter defends man being called whipped, calls coworkers a**holes. 💪

Luhdk | Luhdk

Family first! 👪💕 Support for prioritizing family over work.

Bright_Sea_7567 | Bright_Sea_7567

Being a good spouse and parent is more important than work 🙌

redsunfish77 | redsunfish77

Avoiding a toxic work environment? NTA saves the day! 🎉

mzpljc | mzpljc

Skeptical commenter doubts authenticity of story.

adreddit298 | adreddit298

Respect others' choices, avoid calling names. 🙌

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Commenter praises men for basic decency, low bar for kindness ✨

SwordtoFlamethrower | SwordtoFlamethrower

Prioritizing family over work? Not the a**hole! 🙌

witchyrnne | witchyrnne

Family over fishing? Not the a-hole! 🎣👨‍👩‍👧

Chance_Guidance_9066 | Chance_Guidance_9066

Supportive comment defends father's decision to skip work fishing trip.

Nannookdoowah | Nannookdoowah

Colleagues mocked him for not going on a fishing trip.

claypolejr | claypolejr

Supportive reply warns of potential workplace retaliation. 🚨

ProfPlumDidIt | ProfPlumDidIt

Commenter accuses OP of lying or seeking praise 👀

MulysaSemp | MulysaSemp

Spending time with family > Work fishing trip 🎣👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Worldly-Letterhead28 | Worldly-Letterhead28

Inclusive trip idea gets mixed reactions, some prefer no kids. 🎣👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

holisarcasm | holisarcasm

This dad is goals 🙌🏻 treating his wife like a queen 👑

corgiclovers | corgiclovers

Support for husband who prioritizes family over work outing 👍

happywife316 | happywife316

Supportive comment brings up coworkers' immaturity. 👍

jocoreddit | jocoreddit

Controversial comment on unrealistic work fishing trip plans.

Wellgoodmornin | Wellgoodmornin

👏 NTA for prioritizing family over work fishing trip. 👍

Particular-Pain-4666 | Particular-Pain-4666

Supportive comment receives no replies. 🤷‍♂️

Dazzling_Ad_1601 | Dazzling_Ad_1601

Standing up for your family 👪 and boundaries at work 🏢

Kirin2013 | Kirin2013

NTA for prioritizing family over work trip, and promoting equality.

merryschmetterling | merryschmetterling

Inclusive family event planned, kudos to child-free consideration 🙌

SweetGingerLisa | SweetGingerLisa

Standing up for family values at work 🙌

txtarheel1014 | txtarheel1014

Cheers to being a great husband and father! 🍻

sleeplyflower | sleeplyflower

Parents or babysitters? The blurred line in modern workplaces 🤔


Choosing family over work is not being whipped 💪👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

theearthwalker | theearthwalker

Prioritizing mental health over work fishing trip, coworkers call him whipped 👨‍👩‍👧

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