Man Invites Family Over After Wife Gives Birth, Wife Freaks Out

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A man and his wife are expecting their first child, and the man's parents suggest they visit after the baby is born. The man agrees, thinking it would be a good idea since they haven't seen each other in months. However, when he tells his wife, she becomes upset and accuses him of invading her space during an essential time for bonding. The man argues that his family are decent people and can be helpful, but his wife demands he cancels their visit. He's now stuck between a rock and a hard place. Is he the a**hole for agreeing to have his family visit?

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A man invited his family to meet his newborn baby for a week, without consulting his wife. The wife, due this month, was not pleased with the idea, as she thought it would be a lot of work to take care of the baby and her husband's family. The man argued that his family could help and that it would be good to have them around, but his wife insisted that the first few days of the baby's life were an essential time for bonding and being intimate.

The argument escalated, and the wife demanded that the man cancel the plans, but he refused, as he did not want to ruin his relationship with his family. The man is now feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place. What do you think? Was he wrong for inviting his family without consulting his wife? Share your thoughts and reactions below.

Hosting guests after birth is a no-go. YTA, dude.

Whitestaunton | Whitestaunton

YTA for inviting guests over without checking with your wife

TwoCentsPsychologist | TwoCentsPsychologist

OP disregards wife's recovery and bond time, gets called out.

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Commenter calls out OP for being TA for inviting family over

HisDudeness316 | HisDudeness316

Cancel the hosting. YTA for not helping and risking COVID.

MrPotato2753 | MrPotato2753

Cancel your plans! She just gave birth, poor woman. YTA man 😤

theoriginaltrinity | theoriginaltrinity

Inviting guests without consulting exhausted wife? YTA, apologize and deal.

shestammie | shestammie

Don't be a YTA and invite guests for a week after your wife gives birth. She needs newborn time and cuddles without any obligations or guests to entertain. 🤱

RedoubtableSouth | RedoubtableSouth

Wife needs a supportive network, not an unreliable husband. YTA 🤦‍♂️

gotmyorangecrush1 | gotmyorangecrush1

New dad is YTA for not discussing with wife before inviting guests.

PattersonsOlady | PattersonsOlady

Husband dismissed wife's feelings during pregnancy. YTA 👎

type1error | type1error

Commenter calls out OP's lack of respect for wife's comfort. 💥

fidididii | fidididii

OP prioritizes parents over wife giving birth, YTA. 🤦‍♀️

notbonusmom | notbonusmom

Man invites family over after wife gives birth, YTA.

bobledrew | bobledrew

Inviting family over postpartum without wife's consent is monstrous 🤰🏻

ijustwanttoaskaq123 | ijustwanttoaskaq123

Selfish husband gets called out for inviting family over post-birth 🤦

thirdtryisthecharm | thirdtryisthecharm

Man invites family over after wife gives birth without asking. YTA.

Rohit-ka-Jadooo | Rohit-ka-Jadooo

Commenter calls out husband for being an insensitive clod 😒

Parasamgate | Parasamgate

New mom is exhausted and bleeding, YTA for inviting family.

Acrobatic-Cover2712 | Acrobatic-Cover2712

Man invites family over without wife's consent, causing stress 😬

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Husband invites family after wife gives birth, gets called out YTA 😬

Merlinia | Merlinia

Commenter judges man for inviting family over after wife gives birth, replies agree.

Misha2468 | Misha2468

OP's lack of consideration for his wife's feelings is shocking 😳

-that-there- | -that-there-

New mom needs privacy, family visit may cause unnecessary stress 😬

pretzelwhale | pretzelwhale

New mom explains why YTA for inviting family over post-birth 😠

Icy-Cherry-8143 | Icy-Cherry-8143

User doubts authenticity of post, calls out obvious trolling 🤔

NedRyersonisthekey | NedRyersonisthekey

Husband's lack of empathy and support causes marital tension 👎

BadgerGirl92 | BadgerGirl92

Inviting family over with a newborn: YTA or NAH? 👶

commenter23450 | commenter23450

🤔Commenter predicts future marital issues for insensitive husband.

bobbydawn25 | bobbydawn25

Husband's parents demand Christmas visit after wife gives birth, YTA

cmm2007 | cmm2007

New dad fails to give wife peace after childbirth. YTA.

Theemillershow | Theemillershow

Commenter calls out OP for prioritizing controlling parents over wife. YTA 👎

Prof_Fuzzy_Wuzzy | Prof_Fuzzy_Wuzzy

Commenter calls out OP for dismissing wife's postpartum emotions. YTA 😒

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Commenter deems person in the wrong with crying emoji.

Tessa_Kamoda | Tessa_Kamoda

Ouch! 🤕 A harsh judgement from a stranger.

Minimum_Reference_73 | Minimum_Reference_73

New dad's insensitive move earns him a YTA judgement 👎

brady815 | brady815

Discussing guests with your partner is crucial. YTA 😒

lepposplitthejooves | lepposplitthejooves

User calls out new father for inviting family over post-birth 🤦‍♂️

Chris45925 | Chris45925

Communication is key! 🗝️ Don't add stress to new mothers 😩

Lt-shorts | Lt-shorts