Woman Contemplates Changing Will, But Husband Is Furious When He Learns Details

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A woman's plan to update her will for her husband backfired after he objected to her proposed changes. The woman, who has no biological children, has been married to her husband for several years, both of them bringing their own children into the marriage. After a financial setback in which the husband lost most of his assets, the woman decided to change her will to include her former stepson and his children, but not her husband's adult children. This has caused a rift in their marriage, with her husband threatening to leave her. The couple had previously signed a prenuptial agreement agreeing to keep their finances separate and leave their assets to their own children. The woman's decision has reignited the question of whether stepchildren should be treated equally in inheritance disputes. What do you think? Is she the a**hole for not including her husband's children in her will?

Blended family dynamics cause tension over will changes 🤷

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Prenup and business inheritance cause tension in wealthy marriage 💰

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Separate finances and wills cause conflict between spouses 😭

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Family legacy at risk after business failure 😔

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Wife takes financial control, husband's reaction is heartbreaking ❤️

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Protecting my assets: the difficult conversation with my husband

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Contemplating changing will to take care of loved ones ❤️

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Stepchildren vs Biological children- A Will Dilemma 🤔

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Navigating stepfamily dynamics - a heartfelt perspective ❤️

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Contemplating will change causes marital strife 😕

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Husband wants her money for his kids. AITA for refusing?

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Contemplating changing her will causes a rift in her marriage 😔💰

When it comes to marriage and finances, it can be a tricky topic to navigate. In this particular case, a woman is faced with a difficult decision that could potentially change the course of her marriage. After a health scare, she realized that her husband would be left with nothing if she were to pass away as her will currently leave everything to her former stepson, Thomas. She plans to change her will to include a trust for Thomas' children, a trust for her husband, and a direct inheritance for Thomas. However, her husband is outraged that his children will not receive anything and is threatening to leave her over the matter. Is she in the wrong for wanting to provide for her former stepson, who she considers her son, or should she consider her husband's wishes? Dive deeper into the situation and hear what others have to say in the comments below.

Spouse demands a new will after financial loss, threatens to leave. #NTA

Coco_Dirichlet | Coco_Dirichlet

Stand your ground and keep your will as is. 💪🏼

karaage_for_life | karaage_for_life

Stand your ground, you're not wrong. 💪🏼

Tigerlaf | Tigerlaf

Stick to your agreement, NTA. 💪💰

Karnataka11 | Karnataka11

Consider who would support you in need when deciding on will 💰

Adept-Trade-1136 | Adept-Trade-1136

Commenter suggests not to take responsibility for husband's grown children 💰

doomsday_in_hell | doomsday_in_hell

Spouse wants your money? Keep your old will 🚩

mousechick69 | mousechick69

Woman is not the a**hole for changing her will, husband upset over kids.

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💰 Woman wants to leave inheritance for husband, but he insists on giving it to his kids. Commenter suggests the husband should be grateful for the woman's generosity since she is currently paying all his living expenses.

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Commenter sympathizes with OP, asks about children's well-being ❤️

OutlandishnessIcy577 | OutlandishnessIcy577

Your Will, Your Choice. Don't let anyone guilt you. 🙅

Nonuplets | Nonuplets

Separate finances and prenup protect inheritance, stepchildren don't expect anything. 💰

teresajs | teresajs

Supporting your spouse doesn't mean he controls your estate 👍

getjicky | getjicky

Don't let his greed hold you back! You deserve better! 💪🏼

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No inheritance for ex's kids? You're NTA. 😂

Deedy123 | Deedy123

Stand your ground! 💪🏼 Your husband should be grateful. #NTA

Awkward-Wasabi-9262 | Awkward-Wasabi-9262

Don't let him bully you. Keep your will as is! 💪

Status-Pattern7539 | Status-Pattern7539

Supporting your spouse in your will: NTA, his kids grown 👍

H4ppy_C | H4ppy_C

Spouse's true colors revealed after financial loss, stand your ground 💪

Common_Nosense | Common_Nosense

Financial advice from a former family practitioner 💰💸

Zealousideal-Tap-201 | Zealousideal-Tap-201

Unexpected inheritance brings joy and gratitude, not entitlement 🙏

DinaFelice | DinaFelice

Don't let him guilt you into giving away Thomas's inheritance. 💰

Background_Ruin_3631 | Background_Ruin_3631

Stand your ground! You earned it 💰👊

pinguthegreek | pinguthegreek

Separate finances and inheritance plans cause marital dispute 😬

Avocadosarecool2000 | Avocadosarecool2000

You don't owe your husband's failed business any compensation 💰

sparkledotcom | sparkledotcom

Fairness matters in will-making, even for step-children. 💰

Prestigious_Sir_3125 | Prestigious_Sir_3125

Prenup protects woman's assets, NTA for changing her will 💰💪

4682458 | 4682458

Encourage your husband to seek therapy to cope with guilt 😊

Desc440 | Desc440

Protect your assets and stick to your plan. #NTA 👍

kab200 | kab200

Prenup saves the day! Husband's empty threat backfires. 😎

originalgenghismom | originalgenghismom

Stepchildren excluded from will: NTA or ESH? Commenters weigh in.

justlane | justlane

Stand your ground! It's your money, not his kids' inheritance! 💰

catladyinpa | catladyinpa

Don't let the door smack his a** on the way out 😏

onomatopoeiano | onomatopoeiano

Spouse expects inheritance for adult children? NTA. Mind blowing. 🤯

Sting_like_a_Vespa | Sting_like_a_Vespa

Stand your ground! 🙌 Let him leave if he must.

Myobright2344 | Myobright2344

Planning your will? Consider who will care for you in old age.

External-Fee-6411 | External-Fee-6411

Generous wife faces greedy husband's fury for changing her will 🤑

princessofperky | princessofperky

Woman considers changing will, husband threatens to leave. Supportive commenters.

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Commenter declares not the a**hole, but husband is furious 😬

Thart85 | Thart85

Stand your ground! 💪 Your wishes, your will.

cherrikokie | cherrikokie

Spouses should be partners, not manipulators. Stand your ground! 👊

HunterDangerous1366 | HunterDangerous1366

Unfair for husband to threaten divorce over inheritance disagreement 😠

CellarDoor927 | CellarDoor927

Loving someone doesn't mean tolerating their bullying. 🙅‍♀️

mcclgwe | mcclgwe

User suggests seeking marriage counseling to resolve husband's ultimatum.

LowEffort7 | LowEffort7

No sympathy for Jack and his entitled children. 👋🏼🚪

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Don't let a hypocritical husband guilt you out of your assets 💰🚫

RioBlue93 | RioBlue93

Don't let anyone blackmail you into changing your will 💰✋

TinyTurtle88 | TinyTurtle88

Woman wants to change will; husband threatens to leave over it. NTA.

maybemaybo | maybemaybo

Spouse threatens to leave if will not changed to benefit kids 🤨

blueberrylove2112 | blueberrylove2112

Husband struggles with admitting financial loss, wife not the problem 💰❤️

milagr05o5 | milagr05o5

Demand he gets therapy and a job 📣 NTA 🙌

Maleficent_Ad8757 | Maleficent_Ad8757

This comment is giving us major respect for the writer 👏

Coffee-n-chardonnay | Coffee-n-chardonnay

Generous wife faces angry husband after changing her will 🤔

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👏🏼 Agreed! Don't let a liability ruin your legacy. #NTA

Rough_Theme_5289 | Rough_Theme_5289

Savage NTA comment shuts down angry husband with prenup reminder 🔥

Accomplished-Mud2840 | Accomplished-Mud2840

Financial responsibility and family values. 💰👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 #NTA

Phoe_Red | Phoe_Red

Don't let anyone guilt-trip you into changing your will 😤

McflyThrowaway01 | McflyThrowaway01

Stand your ground and call his bluff 💪📜💼

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Stick to your prenup and current will, provide emotional support ❤️

leolionbag | leolionbag

Spouse wants inheritance for his kids, but blew all his money 💸

somewhat_pragmatic | somewhat_pragmatic

How to protect Thomas and his money after your death 💰

ThurmansThief | ThurmansThief

Hypocritical husband demands unequal will distribution. NTA for considering options.

gillz88uk | gillz88uk

Stand your ground, resist emotional blackmail. NTA 👏

Successful_Dot2813 | Successful_Dot2813

Heartfelt comment about unfair inheritance distribution and stepmothers 🙁

Main_Orchid | Main_Orchid

Protect your assets 💰 and your peace of mind 😌. Check with a lawyer for an ironclad will. NTA

theexitisontheleft | theexitisontheleft

Commenter jokes about spouse's inheritance, risking marriage 👰💰🤵

1FunnyMum | 1FunnyMum

Commenter sees through husband's bluff with hilarious insight 😂

thegildedlimabean | thegildedlimabean

Commenter defends woman's right to control her assets. 💪

Bdroyle1988 | Bdroyle1988

Separate finances, separate decisions 💰💔

yvonnetongg | yvonnetongg

Changing will to help a sick parent's kids is NTA 👍

nonchalantenigma | nonchalantenigma

Respect his pride, give him time to accept the change. NTA 👍

OneHappyHuskies | OneHappyHuskies

Stand your ground! 💪 You're not the a**hole in this situation.

CrunchyCookies51 | CrunchyCookies51

Husband's failed business leads to NTA's inheritance reconsideration 💰💔

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