Woman Asks If She's The A**hole For Calling Out Boyfriend's Behavior

Man and woman arguing.
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A woman shares her story of a disastrous dinner date with her boyfriend on a busy Saturday night. After enjoying a great meal, they find themselves stuck in a tight parking spot with cars surrounding them. Her boyfriend becomes increasingly frustrated, refusing her help and eventually locking her in the car. The argument escalates, and she ends up crying.

She wonders if she overreacted by telling him he ruined the night. Was her boyfriend being unreasonable or was she in the wrong? Read on to find out!

A perfect dinner date until something went wrong?

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Navigating busy college town after date- was it worth it?

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Parking predicament: Woman's detailed account of boyfriend's car situation 🚗

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Woman bails out boyfriend's parking, but is it enough?

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Boyfriend lies about parking, doesn't want girlfriend to spot him 🚗

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Boyfriend throws temper tantrum over parking spot, locks girlfriend in car

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Boyfriend ignores girlfriend's request, gets stuck in parking lot 🚗

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Boyfriend fat-shames girlfriend during gym session, leaves her in tears 😢

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Boyfriend's bad behavior leads to expensive dinner and parking fiasco

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Calling out rude behavior ruins dinner, but relationship too? 😬

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Is blaming partner for own frustration justifiable? Let's discuss! 😕

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🤔 Woman wonders if she's the a**hole for calling out boyfriend's behavior

Going out on a date should be a pleasant experience, but what happens when it turns into a disaster? A woman took her boyfriend of five years out to her favorite restaurant, but things went south when they tried to leave. Despite her attempts to help, her boyfriend became frustrated and even locked her in the car. Was she wrong to call out his behavior afterwards?

Read on to find out what people on Reddit had to say about this situation.

NTA for calling out abusive behavior. Run, OP, run! 🚩🚩🚩

U_PassButter | U_PassButter

🚫🚗💥 Red flag alert! Get out of this toxic relationship ASAP.

Brainjacker | Brainjacker

Boyfriend calls his parents for help, NTA calls him out

sqibbery | sqibbery

NTA. Ex-boyfriend's behavior is a waving red flag warning. 🚩

albert_cake | albert_cake

Be careful, this behavior could escalate. Consider your options 🙏

Queen_Aurelia | Queen_Aurelia

Encouraging response to woman's relationship struggle, urging her to leave 💔

andromeda123456789 | andromeda123456789

Dump the immature boy and find someone who makes you happy 😊

JohninMichigan53 | JohninMichigan53

Support for leaving toxic relationship, age at start matters ⚠️

wickedlucky214 | wickedlucky214

Encouraging question about self-worth and future goals. 🤔

whyarenttheserandom | whyarenttheserandom

Boyfriend's erratic behavior is ruining the relationship, NTA for calling out

brittanydid | brittanydid

Limited date options causing issues? 🤔

[deleted] | [deleted]

🚩 Abusive boyfriend tries to blame partner. NTA for standing up.

Lozz8 | Lozz8

Leave him now! 🚫 This behavior can easily escalate to abuse. 😔

Flat_Lengthiness_319 | Flat_Lengthiness_319

Commenter calls out abusive boyfriend, labels him a loser. 👎

Never_Toujours | Never_Toujours

Believe red flags, not apologies. 🚩

ayriana | ayriana

13 red flags and literal abuse. You're NTA. 👏

PunkandCannonballer | PunkandCannonballer

Laughing at 23 year old man calling parents for parking spot 😂

Arnoldie | Arnoldie

Commenter supports OP and encourages her to leave the boyfriend 💪

jimrow83 | jimrow83

NTA and be careful. 🚩s everywhere. Unsafe and unhealthy relationship.

TraumaCookie | TraumaCookie

Is your boyfriend ruining your dates? NTA for calling him out.

justkillintime99 | justkillintime99

Escalating imprisonment in a relationship 🚫. Leave before it's too late 💔

Redomens | Redomens

Commenter supports OP and wants update on boyfriend's behavior 💪👀

Littleballoffur22 | Littleballoffur22

🏃🏻‍♀️💨 Get out of there ASAP!

Snippykins | Snippykins

Commenter supports OP's actions, calls out boyfriend's behavior 🙌

kelsnuggets | kelsnuggets

Boyfriend has anger issues and is abusive. NTA. 😡

clauclauclaudia | clauclauclaudia

NTA in any universe, but dear Lord, walk away 💔

FoolMe1nceShameOnU | FoolMe1nceShameOnU

🚩 NTA for calling out abusive behavior in relationship

eastcoastfarmergirl | eastcoastfarmergirl

You go girl! 🙌 Standing up to toxic behavior. #NTA

Jesuschristopehe | Jesuschristopehe

NTA, but spot the insecure man or find an Uber 😂

what_a_fucker69 | what_a_fucker69

Don't let him kick you out of your hobbies! 🚫🦶🏼

SpeedBlitzX | SpeedBlitzX

Controlling boyfriend? 🚩 NTA for calling him out. 👏

NintendoAceFan | NintendoAceFan

Boyfriend's ego ruins date night, commenters share similar experiences 🤦‍♂️

StaleBiscuits_ | StaleBiscuits_

Not the a**hole and lots of agreement! 👍

quarkfan4552 | quarkfan4552

Don't waste your youth on this clown 🤡

BeadsAndCats | BeadsAndCats

👍Dump the boyfriend, he's not adding value to your life.💔

getjicky | getjicky

Ending a toxic relationship is self-care 💪👋

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

Dump the motherf**ker already! 🚮

Cheddarbaybiskits | Cheddarbaybiskits

Red flags in the relationship, prioritize your safety and happiness 👀

ExcitingAd4707 | ExcitingAd4707

Victory for the girlfriend! 🎉 Standing up for yourself is important

ChaiSlytherin | ChaiSlytherin

Boyfriend's tantrum called out, NTA wins the day 🎉

GreyAspect | GreyAspect

Fighting toxic masculinity with a NTA clapback 👏🏼

giga_booty | giga_booty

Playful revenge suggestion to a justified call-out 🚗💥

Sudden-Possible3263 | Sudden-Possible3263

Partner's scary behavior puts you in danger. NTA 🚩🚩

Zestyclose-Radish879 | Zestyclose-Radish879

Supportive comment suggests boyfriend may have anxiety/panic attacks ❤️

ExpertOwl8896 | ExpertOwl8896

Commenters agree: Not the a**hole for calling out behavior 👍

PanNationalistFront | PanNationalistFront

Don't settle for a tantrum-throwing man-child 😡 #NTA

bambamkablam | bambamkablam

Don't be strapped to toxic masculinity, run! 🙌

Check-mark | Check-mark

Don't let his issues become your baggage 💼. #NTA

Mendicant_666 | Mendicant_666

Don't ignore anger issues in a partner, leave while young 💔

riley125 | riley125

Commenter supports OP and calls out abusive behavior 👍

g1rlcore | g1rlcore

Warning of narcissistic behavior in relationships. Get out now. 🚫

i_need_vodka_now | i_need_vodka_now

Supportive comment agrees with OP's actions. 🙌

Apprehensive-Ad-8564 | Apprehensive-Ad-8564

Find someone who respects you and doesn't sabotage your efforts 💔

DrCatPhd | DrCatPhd

Calling out dangerous behavior. 🚫🚗

gwendolynflight | gwendolynflight

Finding out who he truly is 🤔

mcclgwe | mcclgwe

Recognize the signs of abuse, seek help, and leave safely. 💜

Job_Moist | Job_Moist

Dump the a-hole! 🚩 You're NTA and deserve better.

Twofeathers2255 | Twofeathers2255

Dump him! 🚮 NTA stands up to childish boyfriend

IncredulousPulp | IncredulousPulp

Dump the abusive mama's boy 🚫👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 NTA

LavenderSage013 | LavenderSage013