Man Refuses to save Girlfriend's Son During Gym Incident

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A man and his girlfriend's relationship is tested when it comes to her son, who he does not get along with. This tension reaches a boiling point when the son tries to use the man's home gym without permission and ends up in a dangerous situation. The man refuses to help, leading to anger and hurt feelings from both the son and the girlfriend. Who was in the wrong in this situation? Read on to find out the details and decide for yourself.

Meet Jenny's boyfriend who refused to save her son 🙅🏻

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The boyfriend's disdain for girlfriend's son causes tension.

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A strained relationship between partners, worsened by financial constraints.

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Serious home gym goals 💪🏋️‍♂️

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Neighbor's son trespassing in home gym causes tension 🏋️

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Man neglects girlfriend's son, breaks door to access gym equipment 🔒

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Jenny's secret betrayal comes to light in key loaning scandal.

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Boy left unsafe as lazy boyfriend prioritizes video games 🎮

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Caught my boyfriend George working out, but what happened next...

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Man shows no concern for girlfriend's son's safety at gym 🏋️‍♂️

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Man mocks girlfriend's son during gym incident, gets called out.

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Man faces consequences after refusing to save girlfriend's son 🔒

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Reflecting on actions taken with George at the gym 💭

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Redemption attempt fails as commenter confuses names in edit 🤦‍♂️

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Man refuses to save girlfriend's son in gym incident 🤦‍🎤

A man recently shared his story about how he had to deal with his girlfriend's son, who repeatedly used his basement gym without permission. Despite repeated warnings and attempts to prevent the teenager from using the gym, he still managed to gain access with the help of his mother. When the man found the teenager in the middle of a bench press set, he watched as he got pinned under the weight. Though he was never in any real danger, the man refused to help him, causing the young man to insult him and run to his mother. Now, the man is wondering if he went too far in how he handled the situation. Read on to find out what happened next in the comments and reactions section.

End the relationship if you can't accept her son. 💔

pinkpuffballs | pinkpuffballs

NTA. Girlfriend disrespects boundaries and punishes for enforcing them. 🤔

ninja-gecko | ninja-gecko

NTA, but it's time to kick her and George out 🚪

1955photo | 1955photo

Commenter expresses disbelief at roommate's destructive behavior, others share similar experiences 🤯

hunnyroastedcashews | hunnyroastedcashews

Mother undermines partner's safety concerns and lies about son's behavior. NTA.

la-maman | la-maman

Dating someone with kids means accepting them as a package deal 💼

Gordy13210 | Gordy13210

User defends not wanting to take in irresponsible girlfriend and son 💰

pfashby | pfashby

Boyfriend dislikes girlfriend's son, regrets moving in. 🧒👎

feyults | feyults

Mom's loyalty to her son leads to gym incident. ESH 🤦‍♂️

Wunderbabs | Wunderbabs

Teaching a lesson or crossing a boundary? 🤔

PaintLicker_2022 | PaintLicker_2022

ESH, but the kid needs guidance and boundaries 🤔

tokenlesbian21 | tokenlesbian21

Questionable parenting and manipulative behavior from girlfriend, NTA.

MackinawDreams | MackinawDreams

Missed opportunity for bonding turned into childish behavior. ESH.

flyingfred1027 | flyingfred1027

OP and Jenny both need to reevaluate their behavior. 🤔

Zaumbrey | Zaumbrey

Dating someone you hate's child? YTA. 🤷‍♂️

pistachiobees | pistachiobees

Positive reinforcement and working out can improve relationship with girlfriend's son 💪

sockpuppet_285358521 | sockpuppet_285358521

Don't judge a post by its title 😅

catchbobbie | catchbobbie

OP could connect with the kid over a shared interest 💪

buttsparkley | buttsparkley

Is the girlfriend's son unwelcome in his own home gym? 🤔

aclassypinkprincess | aclassypinkprincess

Compromise is key. 🤝 Advice for a dysfunctional living situation.

Deeznutsconfession | Deeznutsconfession

User calls out man for not helping girlfriend's son in gym incident. 🤦‍♂️

SocksAndPi | SocksAndPi

Toxic relationship alert! 💔 It may be time to move on.

marinimari | marinimari

Commenter highlights the damaging effects of the man's actions. ESH!

mountscary | mountscary

Kid breaks lock, mom's boyfriend refuses to save during gym incident. ESH.

mdroke | mdroke

Connect with your girlfriend's son through common interests, YTA.

jargin_jubilee | jargin_jubilee

Dating a mom with a bratty kid? ESH, but why bother?

nirvanagirllisa | nirvanagirllisa

Kid's poor behavior needs to be checked. NTA.

saltysegall | saltysegall

All parties are in the wrong. 🤦‍♂️

RhubarbRocket | RhubarbRocket

Opinionated comment calls out childish behavior with YTA acronym 😒

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User calls out OP for enabling girlfriend's disrespectful behavior 👀

LinusV1 | LinusV1

Missed opportunity to be a positive role model. YTA. 🤦

yowtfbbq | yowtfbbq

ESH. Turning the situation into a teaching moment could help bond.

-RenaissanceGirl- | -RenaissanceGirl-

Man criticized for lack of empathy towards girlfriend's son. YTA.

pacsunmama | pacsunmama

Commenter sympathizes with poster's decision to end relationship 💔

guessmyageidareyou | guessmyageidareyou

YTA for wasting time in a dead-end relationship 💔

Pixie-Baby-Yaya | Pixie-Baby-Yaya

Man refuses to save girlfriend's son at gym incident. Commenters call YTA.

friedchickenisasalad | friedchickenisasalad

User suggests taking girlfriend's son to gym to build relationship.

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Mixed judgement on dating a mother with a difficult child 💔

ScroochDown | ScroochDown

Adults should guide kids, not abandon them. YTA 👎

MalsPrettyBonnet | MalsPrettyBonnet

Commenter calls out OP for not being a caring adult 💔

snozzberrypatch | snozzberrypatch

Everyone's a jerk here, including the boyfriend.

7937397 | 7937397

User suggests bonding over sports to improve relationship with girlfriend's son.

Fuzzy-Ad559 | Fuzzy-Ad559

Set clear boundaries or get them out 🚪

elladee000 | elladee000

Commenter suggests ending relationship over stepson incident 💔

BluEyesWhitPrivilege | BluEyesWhitPrivilege

Dating a single parent is a package deal 👨‍👦, but boundaries need to be set 👇

Maxibon1710 | Maxibon1710