Mother-In-Law Wants a Copy of the Key to Son’s New House

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A mother-in-law's request for a copy of the key to her son and daughter-in-law's new house has caused quite a stir. Despite her intentions being innocent, her daughter-in-law's reaction was less than welcoming. The argument escalated, causing tension between the family members. Was the mother-in-law out of line, or was she simply trying to be helpful? Read more to find out the details of the feud and weigh in with your thoughts.

Celebrating son's new house with family and friends 🏠

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Mother-in-law wants a copy of the key 😬

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Mother-in-law refuses to take key to son's new house 🚫🔑

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Mother-in-law demands house key, insulted by fire safety concern 🔑

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Mother-in-law overstepping boundaries by speaking for son 🤔

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Tense exchange over house key request leads to insults thrown.

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Offering help or overstepping? Debate over giving house key 🤔

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Mother-in-law defends controversial request for son's house key

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Mother-in-law demands key to son's new house 😰

A mother-in-law's request for a copy of the key to her son's new house has turned into a heated argument. The mother-in-law, who believed it was necessary to have a copy of the key in case of emergencies, was met with resistance from her son's wife. The wife believed that only those who contributed towards the house should have a copy of the key.

The argument escalated to the point where the wife called the mother-in-law pushy and the mother-in-law accused the wife of being rude and disrespectful. The husband tried to diffuse the situation but ultimately sided with his wife, causing the mother-in-law to leave feeling terrible. Despite her good intentions, the mother-in-law's request caused unnecessary tension and ruined the celebration of the new house. Read on to see what others have to say about this situation.

Mother-in-law demands key to son's house, called out for being controlling. YTA.

ElectricMoccoson | ElectricMoccoson

Overbearing MIL on r/JustNoMil makes power play for son's new house, gets called out and offended. YTA 👎

Spare-Article-396 | Spare-Article-396

🔑 YTA's pushy behavior is ruining family relationships.

dominiqlane | dominiqlane

Mother-in-law asks for key to son's house, commenters say YTA.

AimMick | AimMick

Mother-in-law demands key to son's house, called out as YTA.

keegeen | keegeen

MIL wants a key, but YTA for feeling entitled 😒

Imhere4allthedramass | Imhere4allthedramass

Mother-in-law oversteps boundaries and gets shut down. 💥

Weil65Azure | Weil65Azure

Mother-in-law's pushy key request deemed YTA by commenters 💼

OkapiEli | OkapiEli

In-laws and house keys - a recipe for disaster 🚫🔑

SpeedBlitzX | SpeedBlitzX

Don't overstep boundaries, suggest don't demand spare keys 😉

CasWay413 | CasWay413

Mother-in-law's entitlement causes tension in son's marriage 👀

angel2hi | angel2hi

Mother-in-law's entitlement sparks criticism from commenters 😒

puppyfarts99 | puppyfarts99

MIL wants key to son's house, commenters say YTA and overstepping 🚫

Julia070000 | Julia070000

Mother-in-law demands key to son's house, gets called out

Betweentheminds | Betweentheminds

Demanding a key instead of suggesting it makes OP TA 🤔

feliniaCR | feliniaCR

Mother-in-law gets called out for lack of boundaries and respect 😬

SpectacularTurtle | SpectacularTurtle

Mother-in-law wants key to son's house, redditors say YTA 🚪

LeviVane | LeviVane

Mother-in-law wants key to son's house, commenters say YTA

WritingSucks | WritingSucks

Don't push it. Respect their privacy and boundaries. 🙏

ebrum2010 | ebrum2010

MIL demands key to son's house, gets called out as YTA 👀

Red_Cathy | Red_Cathy

Commenter calls out entitled mother-in-law. 😱

xHappyAcidx | xHappyAcidx

Setting boundaries with mother-in-law 👊🏼

ShakeOld | ShakeOld

Expecting a key and claiming to need it? YTA according to family.

Bizarre_Protuberance | Bizarre_Protuberance

Mother-in-law oversteps boundaries and may damage relationship with DIL 😬

Irmaplotz | Irmaplotz

Pushy mother-in-law gets called out for disrespect and entitlement 😒

boxer_lvr | boxer_lvr

DIL says no to MIL's house key request. Yikes 😬

kittenoftheeast | kittenoftheeast

Mother-in-law wants a copy of house key, gets shut down 🚫

Straight-Example9126 | Straight-Example9126

Mother-in-law demands key to son's new house, called out YTA.

BloodyNeuromancer | BloodyNeuromancer

Husband knows best 👨‍❤️‍👨

Rohit-ka-Jadooo | Rohit-ka-Jadooo

Mother-in-law demands house key, commenters say YTA 🤨

cyanide_blade_420 | cyanide_blade_420

Mother-in-law oversteps boundaries by demanding house key. YTA.

Digital_Coyote | Digital_Coyote

Husband knows best 👨‍❤️‍👨 Listen to him 🤔

Cocoasneeze | Cocoasneeze

Mother-in-law called out for being controlling and intrusive 👀

That_Contribution720 | That_Contribution720

Pushy mother-in-law demands key, Redditors call her out 🚪🙅

needs420hookup | needs420hookup

Mother-in-law oversteps boundaries by insisting on key copying. YTA 🤯

ExtremePotatoFanatic | ExtremePotatoFanatic

Mother-in-law demands key, commenters call her out. YTA.

AnnieJack | AnnieJack

No keys for you! 🚫 Entitled mother-in-law gets shut down

Competitive_Ease6991 | Competitive_Ease6991

Respect boundaries: Don't ask for keys to someone's house 🙏

Different_Guarantee3 | Different_Guarantee3

Boundary issues? YTA for asking for a key upfront 🔑

Different_Guarantee3 | Different_Guarantee3

Mother-in-law demands key to son's house, gets shut down. 🚫🔑

PrvyWest | PrvyWest

Respect boundaries: Asking for keys to someone's house is inappropriate 🚫

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Pushy MIL needs to apologize and respect autonomy 😐

Zorgas | Zorgas

Boundary issues with mother-in-law 😒

reeserodgers59 | reeserodgers59

Commenter deems person TA and predicts JUSTNOMIL post 😬

Constant_Camera3452 | Constant_Camera3452

Commenter thinks it's weird to give keys to mother-in-law 🤨

Aggressive-Sample299 | Aggressive-Sample299

Respect their boundaries 🚪👪 YTA for expecting access.

katiejanestitsandass | katiejanestitsandass

Don't be the a**hole MIL, suggest, don't demand a key 🚪

DelurkingtoComment | DelurkingtoComment

Boundaries, please! 🚫 Mother-in-law thinks she's entitled to a key.

musical_spork | musical_spork

Mother-in-law demands key to son's house: YTA, let him be 🙄

SleazeballGang | SleazeballGang

Setting boundaries with difficult in-laws is crucial 😬

JBlittz | JBlittz

New account, new problem: YTA for wanting son's key 🔑

YourImaginaryFried | YourImaginaryFried