Fiancé Can't Accept My Family's Traditional Lifestyle

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Can love conquer all differences? One couple's opposing upbringings come to a head during a visit to the fiancé's future in-laws. An unexpected encounter with a hunting trophy leads to hurt feelings and accusations of intolerance. Is it unfair to ask for tolerance from both sides? Read on to find out the surprising conclusion.

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Finding common ground with your partner's family can be challenging, but what happens when your partner can't accept your family's traditional lifestyle? This is the issue facing one couple who come from very different backgrounds. Despite accepting her family's diverse lifestyles, the fiancé struggles to come to terms with her partner's parents' traditional and conservative way of life. A visit to the family home during hunting season leads to a clash of values and a heated argument. Can this couple find a way to bridge the gap between their two worlds? Read on to find out and join the conversation in the comments below.

Support for accepting LGBTQ+ family members, NTA.

BeanBagChairBob | BeanBagChairBob

Engaging comment about hunting and hypocritical behavior 👀🦌

GreekAmericanDom | GreekAmericanDom

NTA. Address your girlfriend's ignorance about where her food comes from.

RedoubtableSouth | RedoubtableSouth

Fiancé opposes traditional lifestyle, commenters discuss hunting and tolerance. 🦌

Evil_Mel | Evil_Mel

Tolerance goes both ways, NTA. 👍

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Engaging in moral debates over hunting and animal welfare 🦌🌿

RaysUnderwater | RaysUnderwater

Hunting is essential for natural balance but not everyone can stomach it 🦌

musical_spork | musical_spork

NTA for embracing new experiences, but fiancé needs to practice tolerance 🤝

TheKatzMeow84 | TheKatzMeow84

Claiming tolerance doesn't make you tolerant. 🙅

IBeTrippin | IBeTrippin

Explaining the benefits of hunting and conservation can help her understand 🦌

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Huge hypocrite girlfriend insults traditional lifestyle, gets called out. #NTA 🤨

HoldMyDonut | HoldMyDonut

Comparing being LGBTQ+ to hunting sparks debate among commenters.

SingOrIWillShootYou | SingOrIWillShootYou

NTA and the hypocrisy is real 🤔👀

grouchymonk1517 | grouchymonk1517

Respect and tolerance go both ways. NTA for standing up.

fecalmatter | fecalmatter

Deer processing shocks fiancé, commenter explains tolerance and bigotry.

rekniht01 | rekniht01

Engaging with different lifestyles/identities should not be compared.

neon_tardigrade | neon_tardigrade

Supporting traditional lifestyle and challenging meat-eating hypocrisy 🍖🌱

0biterdicta | 0biterdicta

Defending traditional lifestyle and ethical hunting against ignorant criticism 🦌🌿

NancyNuggets | NancyNuggets

Fiancé can't accept traditional lifestyle; reconsider spring wedding 🤔

HunterDangerous1366 | HunterDangerous1366

Understanding cultural differences in food choices can be challenging 🍖🌱

PokingCactus | PokingCactus

Vegetarian girlfriend complains about hunting after eating sausage 🤔

unapproved_dentist | unapproved_dentist

Traditional lifestyle defended, but hunting for sport questioned 🤔

Hungry-Industry-9817 | Hungry-Industry-9817

Debate over hunting for sport vs hunting sustainably 🦌🏹

rttr123 | rttr123

Deer, gays, and tolerance: why it's not the same thing 😒

SnowFairyHacker | SnowFairyHacker

Reconsider your relationship with a rude, intolerant hypocrite 🤔

vodka_philosophy | vodka_philosophy

Debate on sustainable meat sources sparks in comment section 🍖

YarnPenguin | YarnPenguin

Hunting culture clash: Judgment, tolerance, and population control 🦌

whitewer | whitewer

Being tolerant and logical about hunting and food choices. 🍖🦌

ForwardPlenty | ForwardPlenty

Fiancé's insensitive comment prompts discussion about emotional reactions to hunting 🦌

LarkspurSong | LarkspurSong

Cutting her loose? 💔 NTA, but heartbreak hurts.

No_Pineapple6086 | No_Pineapple6086

Agreeing with NTA comment on family lifestyle tolerance

No-Policy-4095 | No-Policy-4095

Fiancé struggles with traditional family values, receives support from commenters ❤️

KindheartednessNo54 | KindheartednessNo54

Debating the meaning of tolerance and hypocrisy in eating meat 🤔🍔🌱

code_monkey_001 | code_monkey_001

Reconsider the relationship if you're not compatible. 💔

amongthesunflowers | amongthesunflowers

Commenter disagrees with hunting and calls out fiancé's hypocrisy 🦌🤔

crying-for-25-years | crying-for-25-years

Fiancé's reaction to hunting is compared to homophobia/transphobia. NTA.

OverlyLeftLesbian | OverlyLeftLesbian

Hunter or hypocrite? A judgment on veganism & traditions 🌱🦌

fuzzy_mic | fuzzy_mic

Standing up for yourself and your values. You go, OP! 👏

dodo_273 | dodo_273