Man Kicks Niece and Fiance Out of House After They Break a Clear Boundary

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Losing a child is one of the most devastating experiences a parent can go through. And for one father, the sanctity of his deceased son's room provided some relief from the pain. But when his niece and her fiancé moved in, they violated the father's strict rule about not entering the room.

After finding them inside, the father kicked them out, leading to a family disagreement. Was he justified in his reaction, or did he overreact? Read the full story to find out.

Grieving father honors son's memory by preserving his room 🙏

connor66097 | connor66097

Heartfelt tribute to a loved one's memory and selflessness ❤️

connor66097 | connor66097

Generous offer turns sour as couple overstays welcome 😕

connor66097 | connor66097

Boundary-breaking guests complain about sleeping on floor 😑

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Niece and fiance cross line, get kicked out of house 🏠

connor66097 | connor66097

Uncle kicks niece and fiance out for breaking his boundaries 🔥

connor66097 | connor66097

Niece and fiance cross line, kicked out of home by uncle 👋

connor66097 | connor66097

Ungrateful guests complain about sleeping arrangements and more. 🙄

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Niece's fiance banned from house, causing family tension 😠

connor66097 | connor66097

Grieving father kicked out niece and fiance for breaking boundary 😡

A father who lost his son in the military has been left devastated after his niece and her fiancé broke a clear boundary he set and entered his son's room. He had allowed the couple to stay with him for a month while they were facing financial troubles but had made it clear that his son's room was off-limits. When he found out they had spent the night in the room, he kicked them both out.

While some members of his family have criticized his actions, others have supported his decision to honor his son's memory. What do you think about this situation? Share your thoughts and reactions in the comments below.

NTA. Clear boundary broken. Sister had no right to berate.

Techsupportvictim | Techsupportvictim

Niece and fiance break rules, get kicked out. Sister mad.

Snoo_68114 | Snoo_68114

Niece and fiance break clear boundary, get kicked out. Comments support OP.

loudent2 | loudent2

Niece breaks promise to uncle, gets kicked out. NTA 🤷‍♀️

AdmirableJudgement | AdmirableJudgement

NTA sets clear boundaries, kicks out disrespectful niece and fiance.

tobeundonee | tobeundonee

Supportive commenters help grieving person cope with loss ❤️

International-Eye676 | International-Eye676

Niece and fiance break boundaries, get kicked out - NTA

aquasaurex | aquasaurex

NTA, niece's manipulative behavior crossed a clear boundary 😒

Tomatillo-Proof | Tomatillo-Proof

Niece and fiance break boundary, insult deceased son. NTA

McNoodleNZ | McNoodleNZ

Clear boundary broken, uncle kicks out niece & fiance. NTA 👍

kimjong_unsbarber | kimjong_unsbarber

Respecting boundaries is important 👍 NTA did the right thing

CaliforniaJade | CaliforniaJade

Savage NTA comment shuts down family drama 🔥🙌

JuiceEdawg | JuiceEdawg

NTA. Commenter offers pet as source of comfort and support.

randomfirefly | randomfirefly

Guests sleeping on floor sparks debate about hospitality standards 🛏️

Radiant-One5411 | Radiant-One5411

Setting clear boundaries is important. NTA for enforcing them. 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Setting boundaries is important and should be respected. 👍

FervidusThespis | FervidusThespis

Guests complain about sleeping on floor on *mattresses* 🛏️

vanastalem | vanastalem

Clear boundaries make for clear consequences. NTA 👍

kiwi5270 | kiwi5270

Commenter supports OP's decision to kick out entitled niece and fiance.

Northern_LMT | Northern_LMT

Setting boundaries and enforcing them. NTA, kick them out 🚪👋

J3ebrules | J3ebrules

Respectful NTA stands his ground against entitled family members 👊

Whoflingpoo | Whoflingpoo

NTA for enforcing house rules but consider seeking grief counseling.

guymanthing | guymanthing

Setting boundaries and preserving memories, NTA for eviction ✌️

blob_of_uncertainty | blob_of_uncertainty

Clear boundary, clear decision. NTA for kicking them out.

Headup31 | Headup31

Respectful boundaries should be honored. NTA for kicking out.

Seeker131313 | Seeker131313

Respectful NTA comment supports grieving uncle's boundary & loss 😢

Harlequin_Moon | Harlequin_Moon

Setting boundaries is important, but kicking them out is extreme 💔

lucyken | lucyken

Niece and fiance kicked out for breaking boundary; NTA.

gendr_bendr | gendr_bendr

Heartfelt condolences, Niece crossed the line, join GOLD STAR moms ❤️

OldBroad54 | OldBroad54

Setting boundaries and enforcing them 👏🏼 NTA

codeverity | codeverity

Setting boundaries and enforcing them. NTA wins the day 🙌

BaffledMum | BaffledMum

Virtual hugs to the OP, NTA, for enforcing boundaries 🤗

Bostonguy50 | Bostonguy50

Standing up to family, NTA 🙌

tenesmicdemon | tenesmicdemon

Grieving parent has every right to prioritize their own needs ❤️

warmsalsa | warmsalsa

Clear boundaries were set and respected. NTA 👍

ColdDampForest | ColdDampForest

Niece's fiance violates clear boundary and gets kicked out. NTA.

97sadboihours | 97sadboihours

Setting boundaries is important, and you have every right to enforce them. ❤️

artemis1860 | artemis1860

Niece and fiance break one rule in free place to stay. OP not an a-hole.

robot428 | robot428

Setting clear boundaries is important. NTA for enforcing them.

askallthequestions86 | askallthequestions86

Setting boundaries and changing locks: a necessary tough love. 🙅‍♂️🔒

mh6797 | mh6797

Setting boundaries and sticking to them. 💪

MissMurderpants | MissMurderpants

Standing up for yourself 🙌🏼 Niece and fiance crossed line

InternationalPie5203 | InternationalPie5203

Condolences for the loss, but NTA for setting boundaries 🙏

SwiggyBloodlust | SwiggyBloodlust

Clear boundaries, tough love, and condolences for a heart-wrenching loss 💔

rajuabju | rajuabju

No bed, no problem? Commenter calls out entitled behavior 😴

Malibu921 | Malibu921

Respectful guest or pushover? Sleeping arrangements spark debate. 💤

smallthematters | smallthematters

Commenter relates to NTA's boundary and calls out niece's disrespect.

Sheepoi | Sheepoi

Setting boundaries is important 👏 Stick to your guns NTA!

thicklover | thicklover

Generous OP not obligated to provide niece and fiance's bed 🛏️

unrecalleduser | unrecalleduser

Grieving uncle not the a**hole for setting boundaries 🙌

Murky_Table_358 | Murky_Table_358

NTA stands up for himself against entitled niece and fiance 👊

levraM-niatpaC | levraM-niatpaC

Respect boundaries, or face the consequences 🙅‍♀️

anonwidow321 | anonwidow321

Setting boundaries is key 🔑. NTA for enforcing them.

monkey_doodoo | monkey_doodoo

No a-hole here. The comment stands strong on its own.

conedelic | conedelic

NTA kicks out disrespectful niece and fiance, family supports

sarahhelen2 | sarahhelen2

Experienced troublemakers get rightfully kicked out. Condolences for loss.

a_throwaway129 | a_throwaway129

Not the a**hole, but what was the boundary?

bustabruisa | bustabruisa

Respect the boundaries of the homeowner, NTA 🙌

effie-sue | effie-sue