Coworker's Flirting With My Husband Crossed the Line, AITA for How I Handled It?

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A woman and her husband work together as co-owners and managers at a dispensary. One of their female colleagues, who is drop dead gorgeous, has been flirting with the husband despite knowing that he is married. The wife decides to put an end to it and embarrasses the colleague in front of everyone.

While most people see it as a justified response, the colleague and the owner's wife think otherwise. Read on to get the full story and find out if the wife was in the wrong.

Introducing the drama-filled life of co-owners of a dispensary 🌿

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Meet the women in my male-dominated workplace 👩🏻‍💼👩🏼‍💼

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Navigating workplace jealousy and infidelity. 💔

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A coworker's unwanted advances towards my husband, how I confronted her.

possiel | possiel

Protecting my marriage from a coworker's inappropriate advances. 🚫❌

possiel | possiel

Coworker flirts with husband, claims his wife's seat 🤔

possiel | possiel

Assertive response to coworker's flirting, good job standing up!

possiel | possiel

Confronting coworker who flirted with husband, AITA for embarrassing her?

possiel | possiel

HR report worthless due to coworker's family ties 🤷‍♀️

possiel | possiel

Coworker's flirting causes drama at work 😳

Imagine working in the same place as your significant other and one of your coworkers starts flirting with them. That's exactly what happened to one woman who works at a dispensary with her husband. Not only did this coworker make advances toward her husband, but she also had a reputation for running through men at work.

After her husband expressed discomfort with the coworker's behavior, the woman decided to confront her directly. However, her actions caused a scene and now she's questioning if she was in the wrong. Was she?

Let's dive into the details of this workplace drama and see what others have to say about her actions.

Coworker's harassment goes unpunished due to family connections 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🤷‍♀️

sunfloweries | sunfloweries

NTA. You handled the situation maturely and Jen embarrassed herself. 👍

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Shame and embarrassment as effective teachers, NTA handled it perfectly 😏

MindlessSky9 | MindlessSky9

Handling flirtatious coworker, NTA, she 100% brought it on herself 😏

mdthomas | mdthomas

Husband's weak boundaries lead to coworker harassment, NTA for involvement 💪

Silmariel | Silmariel

NTA for putting the foot down gently. 🚫👠 Husband needs to be more direct with Jen.

ed_lv | ed_lv

Standing up against workplace harassment, NTA handled it well ✊🏼

nikkesen | nikkesen

NTA for standing up to flirting coworker, husband needs boundary work 💪

B91bull | B91bull

Flirting coworker embarrassed after husband's rejection, NTA

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Commenter expresses NTA sentiment, calls out husband's coworker's inappropriate behavior 👏

Zealousideal-Duty511 | Zealousideal-Duty511

Standing up against sexual harassment, NTA for sure! 👏

Elegant_righthere | Elegant_righthere

Standing up to a flirtatious coworker, NTA wins the day 🙌

DisneyBuckeye | DisneyBuckeye

Standing up to workplace infidelity, NTA handled it perfectly 👏

Brady_boy_26 | Brady_boy_26

Husband filed complaint, but owners protect cousin. Escalate & report 👨‍⚖️

bkupisch | bkupisch

Commenters point out husband's lack of boundary setting, 🤔

cassowary32 | cassowary32

Setting boundaries without being mean, NTA handled it gracefully.

0eozoe0 | 0eozoe0

Owner's cousin embarrasses herself by going after married man, NTA 👍

Who_apostrophe_sWho | Who_apostrophe_sWho

Teaching boundaries and preventing harassment, NTA handled it well 💪

Individual_Ad_9213 | Individual_Ad_9213

Standing up for yourself is never wrong 💪🏼 #NTA

CapyDell | CapyDell

Ignoring boundaries at work leads to a lose-lose situation 💼👎

chuckinhoutex | chuckinhoutex

Standing up to inappropriate behavior, NTA 👏🏼

Legitimate_Effect_27 | Legitimate_Effect_27

Setting boundaries with a flirtatious coworker, NTA handles it.

HoldFastO2 | HoldFastO2

Married man rejects coworker's advances, NTA prevails 👏

LiosIsHere | LiosIsHere

Setting boundaries with a flirty coworker, NTA wins.

dwassell73 | dwassell73

Direct confrontation is acceptable, NTA for standing up.

Altruistic2020 | Altruistic2020

Standing up against workplace harassment, NTA, take legal action.

Your-Mum42096 | Your-Mum42096

NTA for handling coworker's flirting, great teamwork with husband ❤

Kiki_515 | Kiki_515

An unexpected twist, is Alabama involved? 🤔

charleswj | charleswj

Setting boundaries is important, consent is key 🔑

Modero1 | Modero1

Setting boundaries against workplace flirting, NTA handled it well 👍

[deleted] | [deleted]

Setting boundaries and protecting your relationship, NTA 👍🚫

Sensitive_Coconut339 | Sensitive_Coconut339

Standing ovation! Shutting down a homewrecker, NTA 👏🏼

StrawberryGirl_7 | StrawberryGirl_7

Standing up for your spouse, NTA for confronting coworker.

Thistime232 | Thistime232

NTA for standing up for yourself and setting boundaries 🚫💑 Owners should implement policies to protect employees from harassment.

wisedoormat | wisedoormat

NTA shuts down coworker's inappropriate behavior, potential lawsuit mentioned 💼

an0nym0uswr1ter | an0nym0uswr1ter

Setting boundaries with a coworker 🚫👩‍💼👨‍💼

magic_shenanigans | magic_shenanigans

Standing up for your spouse against a coworker's harassment 💪

Happy-go-lucky123 | Happy-go-lucky123

Co-owner must address coworker's unprofessional behavior to avoid legal repercussions 🚨

Vivid-Masterpiece-29 | Vivid-Masterpiece-29

You handled it perfectly! 👍

Duckey_003 | Duckey_003

Standing up against workplace harassment, NTA for handling it

LetThemEatHay | LetThemEatHay

Easy fix for coworker's flirting, NTA handled it well 🚪

fleurdumal1111 | fleurdumal1111

Standing up to a coworker's harassment, NTA 💪

BillyJayJersey505 | BillyJayJersey505

Commenter calls out hypocrisy in handling cheating accusations 🤔

DynkoFromTheNorth | DynkoFromTheNorth

Rejecting aggressive flirting in front of coworkers, NTA 🚫💋

OneTwoWee000 | OneTwoWee000

Flirting coworker crosses the line, NTA for handling it.

ThatNetworkGuy | ThatNetworkGuy

Dodgy co-owner situation aside, NTA for embarrassing the girl 😂

Jessica13693 | Jessica13693

NTA gets validation for handling inappropriate coworker flirting 💪

Petwins | Petwins

Respectful behavior in the workplace is crucial, NTA handled well 😌

National_Ad_1611 | National_Ad_1611

Protective spouse defends against unwanted advances, NTA wins.

Repulsive_Kick_6764 | Repulsive_Kick_6764

NTA for minor burn, not worth a blow-up 🤷‍♀️

HappyasaCow | HappyasaCow

Dispensaries can't make edibles, what does a kitchen manager do? 🤔

puppymedic | puppymedic

Commenter supports OP's response to coworker's unprofessional behavior 👍

cherry_armoir | cherry_armoir

Navigating a flirtatious coworker can be tough. NTA for setting boundaries.

Lumpy-Lake-4981 | Lumpy-Lake-4981

Standing up against sexual harassment, NTA for saying NO!

dopaminehoarder | dopaminehoarder

Calling out coworker's flirting, NTA gets the prize 🎉

lyricglasgow | lyricglasgow

Standing up against harassment. NTA for protecting your husband.

BeautifulWindow | BeautifulWindow

Setting boundaries at work - NTA wins gender reversal argument 💪

mamaSupe | mamaSupe

Standing up to a flirtatious coworker, NTA wins!

rapt2right | rapt2right

Standing up to workplace harassment, 👍 NTA!

Tigerboop | Tigerboop

Standing up to a flirty coworker, NTA held back 🔥

Rosenquartz | Rosenquartz

Shutting down flirtatious coworker, NTA wins the day 🎉

PrimalPagan33 | PrimalPagan33

Standing up to workplace harassment 💪

I_might_be_weasel | I_might_be_weasel

Setting boundaries is important, NTA 👍🏼

Dogmother123 | Dogmother123

Commenter calls out flirting coworker's unprofessional and predatory actions. NTA ❤️

ShutInLurker | ShutInLurker

Sassy response shuts down coworker's flirting 👏👏👏

Embryw | Embryw

Commenter calls out coworker's unprofessional behavior with humor

Terrible_Mushroom412 | Terrible_Mushroom412

Commenter questions trend of rating looks, no replies.

Penarol1916 | Penarol1916

NTA for shutting down a coworker's inappropriate flirting with your husband 💁‍♀️

judgingA-holes | judgingA-holes

Clear and concise, but needs more context. 🤔

Jaded-Permission-324 | Jaded-Permission-324

Double standards in the workplace? 🤔

Jaded-Size-7898 | Jaded-Size-7898

Standing up for your marriage, NTA! 🙌

declinecookies | declinecookies

Harassment is never okay. NTA for calling it out 🚫❌

tangledoctopuss | tangledoctopuss

Commenter supports OP's reaction to coworker's behavior, finds situation humorous 😂

chubbywhiteboy420 | chubbywhiteboy420

Playing with fire: 🔥 Coworker learns a lesson. NTA.

sw33tlips | sw33tlips